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Tricking Myself Into Writing by Juliet Kemp

Sometimes, whilst busily procrastinating, I consider whether writing is more something that I want to have done, than something I want to do; but then once I finally get myself over the hump and sit down to apply words to … Continue reading

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Jaine Fenn Answers Six Questions

Tell us your biography in three sentences or fewer. Got born then grew up a bit. Did various tedious day-jobs while wishing I could write for a living. Finally got to write for a living. (too short? Ok then…) Although … Continue reading

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Nisi Shawl Answers Six Questions

Tell us your biography in three sentences or fewer. Nisi Shawl was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan and moved to Ann Arbor to drop out of the University of Michigan after learning to roll joints and read their poetry … Continue reading

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Where do you get your ideas? by David Allan

Many SFF writers say they get asked this. Neil Gaiman has said he’s responded ‘from a little ideas shop in Bognor Regis’. On the same lines, Harlan Ellison is reputed to have said ‘Schenectady’. Another response that I’ve come across … Continue reading

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Six Questions answered by N.M. Browne

Tell us your biography in three sentences or fewer. I always wanted to be a writer, but did nothing about it for years Following a stint as a teacher, an MBA and a brief period as a marketing exec at … Continue reading

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Six Questions answered by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

Tell us your biography in three sentences or fewer. I’m Nigerian, but I’ve lived in three countries (probably will soon be living in my fourth). I’ve been writing since 2012 or thereabouts but didn’t start taking it seriously until about … Continue reading

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David Allan Answers Questions

1 Tell us your biography in three sentences or fewer. Born and brought up in Edinburgh, including going to university there to qualify as a doctor. Studied radiology in Edinburgh and Oxford, then worked for the NHS in Dartford for 39 … Continue reading

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Hannibal Lecter Judges Me When I Cook by Anthony Francis

Hannibal Lecter Judges Me When I Cook a Milford Blog essay by Anthony Francis So, let’s set the stage: I’m a writer, learning to be vegan … and a fan of Thomas Harris’s Hannibal series about an erudite cannibal. Hannibal … Continue reading

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My Writing by Wenonah Lyon

Since my last Milford attendance, I’ve retired and spent more time writing. I have had short fiction and poetry accepted by online and print publications. (A partial list is available on my website at http://www.wenonahlyon.com)  I have two hobbies: writing … Continue reading

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Making People In My Head – by Gaie Sebold

First posted on 8th November 2016 Someone asked me recently, “Which comes first for you, character or plot?” “Oh, character,” I said. “Character every time.” And having said it, I realised that it might be generally true – at least, … Continue reading

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