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How I Crit – by John Moran

For me, critting depends a lot on the thing being critted. I’ll tackle a piece of literary flash fiction differently from a romance novel and a romance novel differently from a hard science fiction story. More than anything else, I … Continue reading

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Milford Writers’ Retreat 2020 Booking Now

Places are booking now for the next Milford Writers’ Retreat. This is limited to 12 writers accommodated in single ensuite rooms. The date will be Saturday 6th to Saturday 13th June 2020, which is a delightful time to spend a … 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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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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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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Write-a-Thons by Karen Brenchley

So I’ve been to Milford twice (2007, 2010), I’ve sold a few stories both by myself and with a partner, I belong to a professional writing critique group that contains people who have published multiple novels (some best selling), and … Continue reading

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Milford funding deadline fast approaching.

The deadline is 28th February 2019. Milford SF Writers’ Conference is offering two bursaries for self-identifying science fiction/fantasy writers of colour (BAME)  to attend the 2019 Milford SF Writers’ Conference in the UK which takes place from 14th to 21st … Continue reading

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