Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis has not stopped Leeds sci-fi and fantasy writer Simon Ounsley

Simon Ounsley was one of the founders of the longest running British sci-fi magazine. Now the Leeds writer has published his first children’s book. Laura Drysdale reports.
When Simon Ounsley was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease six years ago, he felt any chance to have a fiction book published had slipped from his grasp.
But he has continued to write with the help of voice activation software and now has a children’s story on sale and another in the pipeline.
“I have wanted to write fiction all my life,” he says. “But except for a few short stories, I was never able to secure the interest... read more

 
19 February 2019 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 22
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