Author Archives: Terence Park
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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).