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Writing the Other by Karen Brenchley

I’m very white. I grew up in Idaho and have lived for over thirty years in Silicon Valley, where my co-workers have been white or Asian of some variety (in all this time I’ve had maybe five Black male co-workers, … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale – a short story by Sarah Singleton

All rights remain with the author A mountain of ice from the northern ocean – all blue-glittering towers and turrets, high valleys and plunging chasms – followed a steam ship to the city. It floated in the harbour for a … Continue reading

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Strawberries in the Snow – a short story by Sandra Unerman

First published in Three Drops from the Cauldron, December 2016.All rights remain with the author I’ve eaten true winter strawberries. Not the tasteless kind you can buy in a supermarket but true, wild strawberries dug from under the snow in … Continue reading

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First Foot – a short story by Deborah Walker

First published in Nature’s FutureAll rights remain with the author. New Year’s Eve, and it’s snowing outside. Of course, it is. They switched on the weather machines on December 1st. Snow for the holidays. We’re in the living room, waiting … Continue reading

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Confession of a Museum Bunny by Deborah Walker

First posted on 1 March 2017 Ideas for my stories come to me in museums, in galleries, in libraries. Find me upstairs (and it’s always quieter upstairs) in the British Museum trawling the past looking for future inspiration. Old books, … Continue reading

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Interview with Marion Pitman

Give us a short biography in three sentences or fewer. I grew up in north London, left school at 16, and started a second-hand book and bric a brac business. The shop and flat burned down in 2000, and I … 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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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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How to Sell a Lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 2, by Deborah Walker.

Posted on August 15, 2016 This is the second part in a two-part blog post by Deborah Walker. You’ll find the first part here: How to sell a lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 1. See the original … Continue reading

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How to Sell a Lot of SF/F Short Story Reprints – Part 1, by Deborah Walker.

First posted on August 2, 2016 Please welcome Deborah Walker to the guest spot on the Milford blog for the first of a two-parter on selling reprint stories. Subscribe to the blog so that you don’t miss Part 2 which … Continue reading

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