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2nd Live Blog – Milford 2018

Jacey Bedford It’s Wednesday morning. The sun has come out for five minutes but the south wind is still blowing a hooligan. It’s been a very wild week in Wild Welsh Wales so far, but other than venturing between our … 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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Into Orbit? by Terry Jackman

I came to Milford via a recommendation from someone at Arvon, a residential ‘course’ which unlike Milford is open to beginners. Milford sets the bar at being published, for money, and it’s a great experience, one I’ve repeated several times … Continue reading

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Science for Fiction by Liz Williams

Imperial College has been running an annual event, Science for Fiction, for the last few years and many members of Milford have not only attended, but have found this to be an invaluable resource in terms of inspiration and information … Continue reading

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Northwrite SF Writers Group by Jacey Bedford

Inspired by our enjoyment and appreciation of Milford’s annual conference and unable to sign up to a specialised SF critique group in our own area, a few writers based in the north of England decided to form a small critique … Continue reading

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Listening to Your Characters by Karen Brenchley

When I was a kid, my favorite toy was a set of tiny wooden figures called Little People, made by the Fisher Price company. These were very crude, with solid bodies and minimal markings to distinguish hair and faces, but … Continue reading

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Milford Writers’ Retreat 2018 – by Jacey Bedford

The Milford committee has kicked around the idea of a writers’ retreat before, but this year we finally got around to organising one when we received an email from Trigonos advertising their spare winter dates. There was an enticing six … Continue reading

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