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Milford 2015 was a huge success...

Milford 2016 will be held 10th to 17th September
Amost fully booked...
Book now for 2016 or 2017

Each year a small group of published writers of speculative fiction get together for one special week in a secluded residential location in beautiful Snowdonia, North Wales, to critique work, discuss ideas and generally connect with other writers . Note: Speculative fiction includes science fiction, fantasy and all their sub genres.

If you wish to go on the mailing list for future Milfords, email jacey(at), or phone 01484 606230.

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  • Limited to a maximum of 15 participants
  • Open to writers from the UK and abroad.
  • Newcomers are always welcome. (places ringfenced for newcomers until 4 weeks after Easter.)
  • Adult and children's authors, novelists and short story writers, multi-published authors and relative newcomers. Must be science fiction/fantasy.
  • Attendees must have sold at least one story to a recognised market to qualify for attendance. If in doubt about qualifications, please talk to us.
  • Constructive peer-group critiquing.
  • Networking. A healthy exchange of ideas.
  • Mornings are your own. Hard-working afternoons. Sociable evenings.
  • Friendly, constructive atmosphere.
  • Beautiful surroundings. Comfortable accommodation.
  • Locally produced & organic food. Special diets catered for.
  • Price in 2016 - £605 (Deposit £115. Balance £490)
  • Price in 2017 - £610 (Deposit £150. Balance £460)
  • Price includes accommodation and all meals.

Outdoor crit session 2014

Crit session round the sundial, September 2014

2015 Milford

Milford 2015

2014 Milford triple writeup.

Milford 2014 - Part 1 -
A report by Gus Smith
23rd –30th August
August Group

There were eight of us at this year’s first Milford. We were all seasoned Milfordians, and most of us knew one another... Read more...

A Milford Returner's Report by Sue Thomason.

I’ll make my report as if I told a story -- no I won’t. I can’t. I’m all narratived out. I’ll do bullet points instead; bullet points are a perfectly normal Read more...

Milford 2014 - Part 2
A report by Phil Suggars
13th - 20th September

September Group

This was my first Milford and in fact my first face-to-face workshop. If I’m honest, I was filled with apprehension,
Even a cursory glance at the history of Milford reveals a roll call of illustrious early attendees. As an example, founder member and original attendee James Blish...Read more


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