Monthly Archives: September 2019

Live blogging from Milford #8 and final.

Kari Sperring The beer is pink and tastes of strawberries. It’s almost enough to compensate for missing cake — and a trip round one of my favourite castles on a day with clear skies and fine views was definitely enough. … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #7

Thursday 19th September Jacey Bedford Today was our last day of formal critiquing. The week has gone well. Submissions were all high standard and so were the critiques. My story was last up and I received enormously helpful feedback. This … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #6

Wednesday 18th September Jacey Bedford Tina arrived last night, only able to take part in the last part of the week due to unusual circumstances, so now we have our full fifteen writers. We might have cracked a bottle of … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #5

Jacey Bedford Five of us ended up going to Caernarfon this morning. Liz Williams drove, Russell Smith snagged the front passenger seat. Karri Sperring, Victor Ocampo and I squished into the back seat. The weather was lovely, and Caernarfon was … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #4

Jacey Bedford We had a good day yesterday. Four more stories critiqued constructively in the afternoon followed by good conversation in the library after dinner. Sometimes conversations break up into small groups of twos, threes or fours, and other times … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #3

Jacey Bedford It’s Monday, but somehow it feels like Wednesday. Time doesn’t run quite straight here. Timey-wimey, wibbly-wobbly and all that. I’m preparing for another afternoon of critiquing. Four crits to deliver. I’ve read and critted all the pieces, but … Continue reading

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Live Blogging From Milford #2

Sunday 15th September – p.m. Jacey Bedford The first full day of critiquing went well. Four stories were up for crit. Mine first, then stories from Tiffani Angus, Powder Thompson, and Sam Tovey. No one ran away screaming, ‘But you … Continue reading

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