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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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Odyssey

I am reaching out to you on behalf of the Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust. Odyssey is a non-profit dedicated to helping fiction writers improve their craft. Since its inception in 1996, Odyssey has become one of the most highly … 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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Milford 2022 by Somto Ihezue

Getting into Milford was a dream. I still can’t fit my excitement into words. I remember applying after I found out Suyi Davies had attended in the past. I initially didn’t think I could get in, but seeing another Nigerian … 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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Fantasycon 2022 by Susan May Oke

The British Fantasy Society annual convention was held September 17th – 18th at the Raddison Red Hotel, Heathrow. Although a slightly curtailed version of the annual convention that we all know and love, it was still well worth the time, … 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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