Author Archives: Terence Park

About Terence Park

Collections: vinyl records, comic books, paperbacks; I've plenty of them all. I also do spreadsheets.

Notes on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution


Lest night, after the South Manchester Writers Workshop (14/11/17), we headed to the Dog and Partridge and got to talking about our projects. The subject turned to speaking – the author I was in discussion with was developing a talk … Continue reading

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Check out free reads on Deviant Art


Put some free reads on Deviant Art. Here’s an up to date list. Lucky (SF / Space Opera – see below for details) The Human Hunters (SF / Military) Writing Day (Dystopia) Ice Made (Magic Realism) Fickleday- Visitors (Alternate Earth) … Continue reading

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CPD – Continuing Professional Development


Well I’ve finally come to the end of that, for a while at least. In a way it’s essential part of the condition – demonstrate adherence to the principle of maintaining your relevance in a changing world, and frequently, learning … Continue reading

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An Afternoon With 3 Authors


I go to too few book readings and I suspect this is as much to do with the weakness of the local writers’ grapevine as it is with ivory tower syndrome. It’s also more of a rarity in my neck … Continue reading

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Raymond Chandler and Science Fiction


I’ve always felt the influence Raymond Chandler. Unrelated to this, I’ve been aware for quite some time that SF has its detractors. Eighteen months back, I came across an article linking the two: WHEN RAYMOND CHANDLER MOCKED SCIENCE FICTION SJ … Continue reading

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List of Works


Here’s a list of works as of 18/10/17. These are mostly on Lulu Continue reading

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Burnley Literary Festival 2017


This year’s festival seemed a good deal bigger. Circumstances got in the way of attending all the events I’d have liked but you do what you can. Unlike last year’s blogathon (beginning here)  it’ll be just this post. Kate Field. … Continue reading

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Phew!!


Have to blog this. Writing means not just having the correct form of words, but capturing the essence of a thought. The way it comes out is the form. Going back to 06/09/2016, we were in the middle of preparing to … Continue reading

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KPMG Audit of HBOS


“Backlash as watchdog closes probe into KPMG’s doomed HBOS audit” KPMG audited HBOS in 2007. HBOS had to be bailed out following extreme financial conditions in late 2008 (ie the debt crisis).

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Best Philip K Dick Novel


Best Philip K Dick Novel The Guardian ran an article on Dick’s Best Novels chosen by Nicola Barker, Michael Moorcock, and Adam Roberts on 27th August 2017 at Philip K Dick Best Novels. There’s all the normal stuff you’d expect to see – Adam … Continue reading

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