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Writers of the Future 35 has won the Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, NYC Big Book Award winner and Critters Best Anthology Award

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 35 Wins Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy

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Writers of the Future Volume 35 was acknowledged by Benjamin Franklin Book of the Year Awards with the Gold Award in the science fiction and fantasy category.
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Writing Tips from Peers: The Writers of the Future Forum

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The best writing tip? Join the Writers of the Future Forum. Find out why winners of the largest talent search in the world for aspiring SF writers come from the Writers of the Future Forum?
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Announcing the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Online Writing Workshop

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The new Writers of the Future Online Writing Workshop is an extension of L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest, the world's preeminent competition for aspiring writers.
Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 37

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The judging results are in! And here are the 1st Quarter 2020 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 37

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Here are the 1st Quarter 2020 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 37. Congratulations to you all!
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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.
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How to Become an Author

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If you want to know how to become an author, here are some answers to commonly asked questions.
Writer winners Elise Stephens, Carrie Callahan, Mica Scotti Cole at Writers of the Future Awards ceremony

Springing Back to My Writing Workshop

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Spring will forever be a nostalgic season for me. This time…
Tsunami Books: Where the Wordos Meet

One Writers of the Future Success Cluster

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A story of how an entire writing group, the Wordos, has embraced the Writers of the Future writing contest.
Mike Resnick

Our Writers of the Future Writer’s Dad: Helping Writers Become Authors

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Mike Resnick was a successful writer, a great Writers of the Future Contest judge, a writer dad to many, and lived his life following a simple formula: you pay forward.
Writers of the Future 4th Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 4th Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

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The judging results are in! And here are the 4th Quarter 2019 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Illustrators of the Future 4th Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 4th Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

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Here are the 4th Quarter 2019 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 36. Congratulations to you all!
Brewing Potion to Become a Successful Writer of the Future
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Illustrators of the Future Welcomes Award-Winning Artist Dan dos Santos as its Newest Judge

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Dan dos Santos named newest judge for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Illustrators of the Future Contest.
Elise Saba Stephens

How My Life as a Young Mom Makes My Fiction Powerful

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Writers of the Future winner Elise Stephens found that conquering being a young mom enabled her to create a career as an author.
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Book review: Moon Dawdler (Sci-Fi Short Story in Writers of the Future 35)

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Author and mother Brittany Rainsdon reads to her kids. Super-Duper Moongirl in Writers of the Future is about a disabled young girl who deals with bullying.
Craig Elliott at Illustrators of the Future Workshop

Illustrators of the Future Welcomes Award-Winning Artist Craig Elliott as its Newest Judge

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It is with considerable enthusiasm that we announce Craig Elliott as the newest judge in the Illustrators of the Future Contest.
Illustrators of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

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Here are the 3rd Quarter 2019 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 36. Congratulations to you all!
Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

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The judging results are in! And here are the 3rd Quarter 2019 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
John and Allen after being announced as winners

Motivation, What If, and a Growing Fire

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Writers of the Future winner John Haas on losing and then regaining the dream to be a writer and how he rebuilt that fire.
Mica announced as winner

Some Secrets from the Editor Side of Things

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Here are some valuable tips on dealing with book editors that you really should know.