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It’s the Best Novel I’ve Ever Written by Gus Smith

I recently came across my very first novel, buried away in the bottom of a drawer, 179 pages of badly-typed foolscap. It’s called And We Shall be Changed, and the page after the title page carries a quote from Ovid’s … Continue reading

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Things I Didn’t Know When I Started to Write a Trilogy – by Jacey Bedford

Nimbus, the third book in my Psi-Tech trilogy is out today. Let me say that again because I only have twenty four hours to keep repeating is and it’s one of those phrases that doesn’t get old. Nimbus, the third … Continue reading

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Creating Aliens by Deborah Walker

When I first started writing, I read Orson Scott Card’s advice about creating aliens in How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy. Card discusses developing the evolution of the distinct biology of an alien species, and how that imagined evolutionary process informs … Continue reading

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Helsinki Worldcon 1 by Val Nolan

WorldCon 75 was my second time attending the World Science Fiction Convention (the first was in London three years ago) and it was both a terrific con and a wonderful opportunity to explore a fantastic city. Helsinki is a beautiful, … Continue reading

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David Gullen Interviews Anna Jackson

Hello Anna. Thank you very much for agreeing to be interviewed for the Milford SF Blog. Please tell us about your current role.
I’m Senior Editor at the science fiction and fantasy imprint Orbit – part of Little, Brown Book Group. It’s my job to steer authors and their books right through from the initial commissioning stage to publication and beyond. Continue reading

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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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Blogging Live from Milford – Day Six

Thursday 15th September Jacey Bedford writes: Last night we held the official Milford AGM. Sue Thomason resigned as chairperson after a number of years in post (thanks, Sue) and Dave Gullen stepped in, elected unopposed. Jim Anderson also joined the … Continue reading

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