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SF Conventions and How to Survive Them

I have just returned from FantasyCon in Chester. Run by the British Fantasy Society, this is an annual event and is the most writerly of British SF conventions. The panels are generally writing oriented and the dealers’ room is mostly … Continue reading

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My Week at Milford

Many thanks to last week’s guest blogger Joshua Palmatier for doing a post for me while I was away at Milford SF Writers’ week in Snowdonia at the lovely Trigonos, Though they do have wi-fi there now, it tends to … Continue reading

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Pleasantly Pleasing Progress

I’m delighted to say that I’ve beaten my February 28th deadline and already delivered a draft of Rowankind to my publisher. OK, only 3 days ahead of schedule, but AHEAD is the important word here. Of course the book isn’t … Continue reading

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Milford 2016

September is always a busy month. Milford takes up threequarters of it (with the prep, the actual event and the recovery time afterwards). I only had  four days at home before Fantasycon in Scarborough (see next post). So… Milford SF … Continue reading

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Another Successful Milford

September is the time of year when fifteen science fiction and fantasy writers put down their pens for the week and journey to the wilds of Wales to take part in Milford, or to give it its Sunday Best title: … Continue reading

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My Guest Post on Ben Jeapes’ Blog

Ben Jeapes did an excellent gust post here on my Live Journal blog a few months ago and now he’d invited me to guest on his blog. Here’s my post – about the value of critique groups. http://www.benjeapes.com/index.php/2014/10/everyones-a-critic/ Ben and … Continue reading

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August, Cons, Page Proofs and Milford

Well, what a month! My feet don’t seem to have touched the ground, though my backside has touched the office chair for a significant number of hours. The month began quietly enough, behind my desk, nose-to-keyboard, adding more words words … Continue reading

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