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Live Blog from Milford 2018

Jacey Bedford It’s my turn first because I look after this blog. We all arrived at Trigonos on Saturday, ready to start critiquing on Sunday. We are fifteen. We’ve all sent in our pieces for critique in advance and now, … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Not So Much by Madeleine Robins

Like a goodly number of my friends and colleagues, I went to the Worldcon in San Jose in August. How could I not? It’s literally just down the road from me. Plus, chance to see all sorts of people I … Continue reading

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FUNDED PLACES FOR SF WRITERS OF COLOUR TO ATTEND MILFORD 2019

Due to the generosity of the committee of the 2012 and 2018 Eastercons, and an anonymous (writer) donor, Milford SF Writers’ Conference is offering two bursaries for self-identifying science fiction/fantasy writers of colour (BAME)  to attend the 2019 Milford SF … Continue reading

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Mining Experience by Jim Anderson

In what I can only describe as a courageous decision, I spent part of a recent weekend cleaning out the drawer of half finished projects. Perhaps it was the sun. And there were more than I remembered there being. So one of … Continue reading

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Getcha luvverly ideas here! By Ben Jeapes

You know you’ve made it as an author when you’re asked the time-honoured question, “where do you get your ideas from?” There are various time-honoured responses, but Neil Gaiman in the link nails it. In our recent house move I … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Historical Perspective by Sandra Unerman

‘There is nothing like looking if you want to find something…’ but what you find is not always quite the something you were after. So says the narrator of The Hobbit when the dwarves go looking for shelter from a … Continue reading

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Into Orbit? by Terry Jackman

I came to Milford via a recommendation from someone at Arvon, a residential ‘course’ which unlike Milford is open to beginners. Milford sets the bar at being published, for money, and it’s a great experience, one I’ve repeated several times … Continue reading

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