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Milford Bursaries: Funded places for SF Writers of Colour

Go here to find out all about Milford SF conference for writers of science fiction and fantasy. Briefly, it’s a workshopping week with no tutors, just critique by fellow published writers. It’s been running in the UK since 1972, brought … Continue reading

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Time and Space – by Jacey Bedford

No, this is not a blog about spacetime, or about anything to do with astronomy, science or even science fiction. It’s about time and space to write. In beautiful surroundings. With all meals provided. And a bunch of other writers … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues, by David Gullen

In September we went to Milford SFF Conference in Nantlle, North Wales –  a week of critiques, writing, hanging out with other writers, and cake. Trigonos, the place we stayed, nestled in the foothills of Snowdonia, is determined we need … Continue reading

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Milford 2022 by Ramya Jegatheesan

The weeks leading up to the Milford conference did not bode well. A whole bevy of train strikes and rail line cancellations meant some very frantic and desperate emails begging any stranger who would have me for a ride to … Continue reading

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5 Tips for World Building by David Gullen

Getting world-building ‘right’ seems to be a fascination with many writers. Panels at cons, podcasts, and blogs on this subject are ever-popular and seem to loom large compared to those on character, plot, tension, pace, and all the other things … Continue reading

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A Picture’s a Thousand Words? by Terry Jackman

I have no problem recalling my first Milford, 2011, because I went into surgery the next week. Though “not a lotta people know that”. Anyway minus the kidney [ see same quote] I then did three years of clinical trial … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford 3

Ramya JegatheesanAs a newbie, it feels like I’ve now got into the comfortable swing of things. I know what the day will bring – copious amounts of food, wine and useful, weird conversations. The weather today was clear and bright, … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from Milford – 2

Jacey BedfordToday is the third day of our active Milford. We arrived on Saturday and started work on Sunday. So today is Tuesday, and we’re just over half way through our critiques. My story was up for critique today and … Continue reading

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A First Milford by Georgina Kamsika

I’m not sure when I first heard of Milford – it was something that is just known. The Milford Writer’s Workshop. The Milford Method. They existed and I knew of them. I also knew it was for published authors, so … Continue reading

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Milford at Fifty: Milford Memories by Pauline E Dungate

My first encounter with Milford was 1977 but I wasn’t actually an attendee. In the early days of Milford UK, the event was held at Milford-on-Sea, a village on the Hampshire coast. On the Saturday, after the week of workshops, … Continue reading

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