Tag Archives: Jim Anderson

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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Eastercon Roundup 2019

Here are comments and observations by a variety of writers in the Milford family. We had a Milford stand this year to promote upcoming events and the bursary for SF writers of colour.   Sue Oke says: This year’s Eastercon, … Continue reading

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Impossible Stories by Jim Anderson

I love reading stories about the impossible, and science fiction is full of them.  Faster than light travel is, as far as we currently know, an impossibility, but I don’t mind reading stories that use faster than light travel in … Continue reading

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Spectres of Stories Past by Jim Anderson

Each time I sit down to put words to paper (literally or figuratively), and each time I sit down to plan a chapter or a story, I am haunted by the spectres of stories past, and sometimes I find that … Continue reading

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Reading Projects – by Jim Anderson

In 2017 I set myself a project. I am one of those people who view the buying of books, the owning and collecting of books, and the reading of books to be separate albeit connected pleasures. And there were books … Continue reading

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Book Recommendations

Just in time for Christmas here are some book recommendations from Milford committee members past and present. They are books that we’ve read this year (not necessarily books published this year). Contributors: Karen Brenchley, Jacey Bedford, David Gullen, Jim Anderson, … Continue reading

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Beware, there be spoilers: Slaughterhouse 5, by Jim Anderson

Reprinted from Jim Anderson’s Multijimbo blog of 4th August 2018. https://multijimbo.com/ This might be Vonnegut’s most famous novel, the story of Billy Pilgrim.  Billy, like Vonnegut himself was, is an American soldier in World War 2 who survives the fire … Continue reading

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