Tag Archives: Liz Williams

Thoughts on the launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon – 30th May 2020

Jacey Bedford I watched the SpaceX terminated launch last Wednesday and then again the actual launch on Saturday – immediately followed by watching Apollo 11, the documentary using newly unearthed film footage and audio recordings. This was the (so far) … Continue reading

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Liz Williams – Comet Weather – Interview

Milford: First of all, Liz, could you please give us a very quick introduction to Comet Weather. Liz: It’s the only novel I’ve ever written which is set in contemporary Britain. It’s set partly in Somerset, where I live, and … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford #5

Jacey Bedford Five of us ended up going to Caernarfon this morning. Liz Williams drove, Russell Smith snagged the front passenger seat. Karri Sperring, Victor Ocampo and I squished into the back seat. The weather was lovely, and Caernarfon was … Continue reading

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Science For Fiction 2019 by Liz Williams

Science for Fiction, at Imperial College, London, has over the years become something of an annual fixture for the UK’s SF writers. Organised by Dr David Clements, a Milford alumnus and Reader in Astrophysics at the College, S4F gives us … 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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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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NESTA: Futurefest by Liz Williams

I recently contributed to an anthology of women’s SF published by a think-tank (doteveryone, helmed by Martha Lane Fox) and they very kindly gave me a free ticket to an event in Wapping: Futurefest 2018. This was held in Tobacco … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford: Thursday 14th September – 10.00 p.m.

Liz Williams We are now well into the Writers’ Tears whisky, having just gone through the Milford Marketing Meeting. Where to send your precious piece? What to do? What to write next? The Milford MM collective hive mind will tell … Continue reading

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Live blogging from Milford 2017: Monday 11th September – 19.00

Jacey Bedford My first crit session of the week went well. This was my revised opening of The Amber Crown, set in an analogue of the Baltic States around the middle of the seventeenth century. I’m working on a revision … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford 2017: Monday 11th September – 12.59 p.m.

Liz Williams Live blogging IN THE RAIN because this is Wales and so it’s wet. Someone has stolen the mountains and may or may not return them before nightfall. We’re now on Day 2 of the workshop, working hard and … Continue reading

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