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The Relentless March by Jim Anderson

Last week, I wrote about ChatGPT and the impact that it (and its siblings and cousins and distant descendants) will have on education. I would like to sketch out an optimistic potential future, because I’ve been marking today and so … Continue reading

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The Inverse TARDIS Effect by Jim Anderson

Over the course of my days on this Earth, I’ve seen a few episodes of Dr Who but it wasn’t part of my science fiction heritage growing up. That said, I’m familiar with some of the basics and I’ve always … Continue reading

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Giants, Neanderthals and Old Stories, by James Anderson.

So here’s a strange idea that’s been kicking around inside my head for a long time now, that I’ve never done anything with. I’m also not sure of just what would be the best way of testing it, but here … Continue reading

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Special Spaces, by Jim Anderson

The Milford Science Fiction Writers Conference met earlier this year in September. Over the years, I’ve attended several, all of them at Trigonos, our current home, and I’ve been thinking about some of the spaces there.  There are spaces in … Continue reading

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My Second Milford: Milford at Fifty by Jim Anderson

My second Milford was 2011 and it was during that Milford that I had one of the most memorable critiques of any piece I’ve submitted there or elsewhere. It was a piece built about an idea that I’d been trying … Continue reading

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Old Versions and New by Jim Anderson

At the most recent Milford workshop in September 2021, I brought a (heavily, wildly) reworked version of a story that I’d first brought to Milford in 2011. The core of the story is an idea that I’ve been struggling with, … Continue reading

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Live from Milford 2021 – Day #6

Jacey Bedford: This is our last day at Milford. We finished the crits yesterday, so today has been a free day. I drove into Caernarfon with Terry, Liz T and Tiffani. We did a little retail therapy and had lunch … Continue reading

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Live from Milford 2021 – Day #4

Jim Anderson took a great photo this morning of the sun rising over the Nantlle ridge. Mount Snowdon is centre back in the far distance. It’s the first time this week that it hasn’t been obscured by clouds. Here are … Continue reading

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Live from Milford 2021 – Day #2

Jim Anderson The critique sessions are going very well, and one thing I’m always reminded of is how differently people read stories. We go around our circle, and each of us brings to the critique, the conversation something about the … Continue reading

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Why Stories? by Jim Anderson

I love to read, and not merely as a means of procrastination from the other things that need sometimes to get done.  And neither part of this, I know, is unique to me. But I’ve never ever explored the question, … Continue reading

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