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Five Kinds of Aliens by Sue Thomason

Originally posted on the Milford blog on 18th July 2017. I think there are 5 kinds of aliens. The first kind are The Enemy. Their aim is to destroy our way of life. They come over here, they don’t speak … Continue reading

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How I Crit – by John Moran

For me, critting depends a lot on the thing being critted. I’ll tackle a piece of literary flash fiction differently from a romance novel and a romance novel differently from a hard science fiction story. More than anything else, I … 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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Milford Writers’ Retreat 2020 Booking Now

Places are booking now for the next Milford Writers’ Retreat. This is limited to 12 writers accommodated in single ensuite rooms. The date will be Saturday 6th to Saturday 13th June 2020, which is a delightful time to spend a … Continue reading

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Good to Go – Vaughan Stanger reveals what’s behind his recent climate change story

Little Blue Marble – an online journal publishing climate change fiction and factual articles – has recently reprinted my SF story Good to Go. What follows summarise my thoughts about this story, which was originally published in Electric Athenaeum in … Continue reading

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NASA’s Photo Library by Jacey Bedford

Great news. NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s 140,000 photos and other resources available for you to see, or even download and use … Continue reading

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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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