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Finding Success in the Writers of the Future Contest

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Luke Wildman gives his four-year journey to winning Writers of the Future.
Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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The judging results are in! And here are the 2nd Quarter 2021 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Illustrators of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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Here are the 2nd Quarter 2021 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 38. Congratulations to you all!
How to Start a Story

How to Start a Story

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One must understand there is a process of beginning a story and there is also the question “what should be at the beginning of the story?”
L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37 cover art revealed

Writers of the Future Volume 37 Cover Reveal

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The cover art for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37 was revealed to an international online audience by cover artist, Echo Chernik, and author of the story the cover art inspired, Jody Lynn Nye.

Your Altered World: A “Scientific” Approach to Writing Fantasy

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A scientific approach to writing fantasy can be termed hard fantasy: establish the rules, never break them, and discover how the story is shaped by them.
Brittany Rainsdon

When Belief Becomes Reality

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One writers journey from 10 year old dreamer to nurse to mother to author.
Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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The judging results are in! And here are the 1st Quarter 2021 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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Here are the 1st Quarter 2021 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 38. Congratulations to you all!
From Novice Writer to Published Author

Elizabeth Chatsworth—From Novice Writer to Published Author

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I like to joke that my “overnight” writing success took six…
Worlds of Tomorrow Artwork

Writers of the Future: 37 Years of Paying it Forward

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The following article was written by William J. Widder in 2003 as part of his Master Storyteller: An Illustrated Tour of the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard.
Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta: An Introduction

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This article with advice to artists by Frank Frazetta was originally published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume VII.
Your 2021 New Year's Resolution

How About Finally Writing That Story as Your 2021 New Year’s Resolution

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New Year's Resolutions are easily made but often difficult to keep. So first off, what is a New Year's Resolution?
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A New Beginning

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A Romanian author writes of his new beginning through L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest.
El Mansura, Egypt Sunset over the Nile River

My Journey

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Ibrahim Yassin gives his journey from reading and writing to becoming an author with the help of L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Workshop.
Illustrators of the Future 4th Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 4th Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 37

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Here are the 4th Quarter 2020 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 37. Congratulations to you all!
Writers of the Future 4th Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 4th Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 37

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The judging results are in! And here are the 4th Quarter 2020 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Things to Write About: Prompts

Things to Write About: Prompts

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Here are some prompts and circumstances that always get the wheels turning when I find myself thinking, "what should I write about?"
K. D. Julicher

How I Became an Author

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How I became an author is a great story in and of itself, and this is that story.
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Brand New Science Fiction

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Looking for brand new science fiction and fantasy? These are the new books written by the Writers of the Future award-winning authors and contest judges.
Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 37

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The judging results are in! And here are the 3rd Quarter 2020 Writers of the Future Contest winners.