Author Archives: Jacey Bedford

About Jacey Bedford

Jacey Bedford maintains this blog. She is a writer of science fiction and fantasy (www.jaceybedford.co.uk), the secretary of Milford SF Writers (www.milfordSF.co.uk), a singer (www.artisan-harmony.com) and a music agent booking UK tours and concerts for folk performers (www.jacey-bedford.com). She's also a Home Office / Border Agency licensed sponsor processing UK work permits (Certificate of Sponsorship).

Why Fiction Matters By Nancy Jane Moore

I’ve had several conversations with fiction writers lately on what we should be doing about climate change, the U.S. election, and other important concerns of the day. My immediate response was that now, more than ever, we should write stories. … Continue reading

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Confession of a Museum Bunny by Deborah Walker

Ideas for my stories come to me in museums, in galleries, in libraries. Find me upstairs (and it’s always quieter upstairs) in the British Museum trawling the past looking for future inspiration. Old books, paintings, objects are part of our … Continue reading

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From the Shallows to the Depths by Matt Colborn

Writers need social media, right? Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat…. Conventional wisdom says that an active presence on these platforms is essential. Writers who don’t tweet like budgerigars, the argument goes, will wither and die, and flop to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Funding for Writers of Colour to Attend Milford SF in 2017 – Applications Invited Now.

FUNDED PLACES FOR TWO SF WRITERS OF COLOUR (BME) AT THE 2017 MILFORD SF WRITERS’ CONFERENCE 9th to 16th September 2017 Applications remain open until the end of February 2017 Successful applicants will be notified in March 2017 Download information … Continue reading

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Milford Works by Vaughan Stanger

Unless you’re an established writer with a multi-novel deal – and perhaps even for those blessed folk too – a little recognition can go a long way. So when in early January I read that my short story ‘Insider Art’ … Continue reading

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So What Has Milford Ever Done for Me? by Jacey Bedford

My new book is out today! Hang on, let me say that again, because it never gets old. My new book – my fourth – is out today, 3rd January 2017. For the longest time I worried that I would … Continue reading

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Unforeseen Consequences by Sandra Unerman

If I hadn’t been to Milford, I might never have become an MA. When I retired after thirty-four years as a Government lawyer, I wanted to work hard at my writing of fiction, as I’d not had the time or … Continue reading

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