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Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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The judging results are in! And here are the 3rd Quarter 2021 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Illustrators of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 38

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Here are the 3rd Quarter 2021 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 38. Congratulations to you all!

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 8

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Day Eight - For the first time in the week, writers and artists gathered in a combined workshop, "Promoting Yourself in This Day and Age" as promotion is vital in both the domain of the writer and the artist. 

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 7

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Day Seven - Past winner, Wulf Moon's perspective on what this Contest did for him and what the Contest is about to do for the latest winners. 

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 6

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Day Six of the workshops--today was an all-star roster of authors and artists talking to the winners and giving invaluable tips to help them jump-start their careers.
Authors Kevin J. Anderson & Rebecca Moesta address the Writers Workshop

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 5

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Day Five of the workshops--another packed day filled with guest speakers giving advice and tips to the winners topped by the unveiling of the latest release--Volume 37!
Echo Chernik and Jody Lynn Nye with Writers of the Future Vols 36 & 37

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 4

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Day Four of the Writers of the Future Workshop began at 2 p.m. This was not so that the writers could sleep in, but to give them the full amount of time to complete their 24-hour stories!
Illustrator winners outside Author Services in Hollywood

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 3

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Cloudy Los Angeles skies could not dampen the spirits of the illustrators as Contest administrator Joni Labaqui led the artists down Hollywood’s Walk of Fame for a tour of the historic Author Services building.
Writer winners in front of Author Services building in Hollywood

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 2

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Day Two of the Writers of the Future Workshop began with brilliant California sunshine lighting up the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
WOTF 36 & 37 Writers Workshop - Day 1

Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 1

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Enthusiastic writer winners from Volumes 36 & 37 in L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest arrived today at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Because of the pandemic, this year’s workshop is especially unique.
C Stuart Hardwick

Advice on Writing Fantasy

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Whenever you have a new story idea, ask yourself what story you can confidently tell that nobody else would think to? Tell that story, and whether the world scoffs or rejoices, you’ll at least have made your own place in it.
Story of Success

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…