Category Archives: science fiction

Good to Go – Vaughan Stanger reveals what’s behind his recent climate change story

Little Blue Marble – an online journal publishing climate change fiction and factual articles – has recently reprinted my SF story Good to Go. What follows summarise my thoughts about this story, which was originally published in Electric Athenaeum in … Continue reading

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NASA’s Photo Library by Jacey Bedford

Great news. NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s 140,000 photos and other resources available for you to see, or even download and use … Continue reading

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How to Sell a Lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 2, by Deborah Walker.

Posted on August 15, 2016 This is the second part in a two-part blog post by Deborah Walker. You’ll find the first part here: How to sell a lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 1. See the original … Continue reading

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How to Sell a Lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 1, by Deborah Walker.

First posted on August 2, 2016 Please welcome Deborah Walker to the guest spot on the Milford blog for the first of a two-parter on selling reprint stories. Subscribe to the blog so that you don’t miss Part 2 which … Continue reading

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Braincells in Motion by Jim Anderson

My mind is awhirl Over the past month, I’ve had the pleasure of attending both Eastercon 2019 and the Milford Writing Retreat at Trigonos, and my mind is awhirl with ideas. I find enormous benefit in talking to other writers, … Continue reading

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Dolly Garland: Live Blogging from Milford Writing Retreat

Day 1 – May 6, 2019 It’s my first time at Milford’s writing retreat, but second time attending Milford altogether. My first was in 2017 when I won a bursary to attend the Milford conference. That experience was so productive … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Writing a Trilogy by Jacey Bedford

I never intended to commit trilogy, I sort of fell into it, and here I am, two published trilogies later. I wish I’d known at the outset what I learned while doing it. A little background: Having made the rookie … Continue reading

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