March 17th, 2020. CORONAVIRUS HITS MY TOM THOMSON PLAY The proposed staged reading of TOM:BIRTH OF A LEGEND has had to be cancelled as the Langham Court Theatre has closed down until further notice along with all the other theatres in Victoria this week. The play has been cast and rehearsals scheduled but that is […]

{ 3 comments }

Clinging to the wreckage. May 17, 2020

May 17, 2020

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc with the productions of both my novel and my play which each had the misfortune of happening as the pandemic hit. So, being both bruised and bemused, I’ve been picking through the wreckage, trying to figure out the way forward. And for the forseeable future there doesn’t seem to be […]

Read the full article →

Newest review of AMPLE MAKE THIS BED & latest installment – Mar.25/2020

March 25, 2020

A NEW REVIEW by Zuzana M., Monterey Players Theatre! Age on stage!  Terry Oliver’s characters move from page to stage, so to speak. I enjoyed his novel because I met the people who ‘had to do’ theatre”. He embarks on an immersive journey projecting the intimacy of theatrical space onto the expansiveness of a horizon-shifting novel. His […]

Read the full article →

Chapter 9 – AMPLE MAKE THIS BED. March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020

LATEST INSTALLMENT OF MY NEW NOVEL –   Ama’s gloom over leaving Spike is soon replaced by further bad news about her runaway daughter, Ocean and a blow to her theatre plans when her designer friend Claire tells her of her personal health problems which they both struggle to deal with…   CHAPTER NINE Ama drove […]

Read the full article →

Chapter 8 – AMPLE MAKE THIS BED. March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020

A novel for grownups The latest installment of AMPLE MAKE THIS BED.  Chapter 8. Spike finally gets his boat to Bridewell and meets some of the local community theatre company and they talk shop about a possible joint project with Ama’s theatre in Arcadia. Ama arrives and she and Spike make up for lost time together […]

Read the full article →

A new book review of AMPLE MAKE THIS BED. March 3, 2020

March 3, 2020

AMPLE MAKE THIS BED – BOOK REVIEW by Barbara S., Victoria, BC. This is a story for people who like reading about relationships, and enjoy novels that follow the classic narrative line from introduction to conflict to climax and resolution. It’s a fitting ‘Aristotelian’ shape for this tale, because Ample Make This Bed (the title […]

Read the full article →