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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.
Moongirl by Brittany Rainsdon's sonMoongirl by Brittany Rainsdon's son

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

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

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.
David D'Amico receiving award

You Gotta Work For It

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How Writers of the Future helped an aspiring writer find his voice and become a professional.
I got this—Carrie giving her acceptance speech

The Jump

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Winning Writers of the Future. Sometimes you might be scared to jump. Sometimes it's better to leap anyway.
Illustrator judge Larry Elmore reviewing her art

Jennifer Ober Following Her Passion for Fantasy Art

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How one artist became less of a little fish in a big pond with her fantasy art.
Illustrators of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

Here are the 2nd Quarter 2019 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 36. Congratulations to you all!
Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

The judging results are in! And here are the 2nd Quarter 2019 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Preston Dennett on stage

24 Things

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24 things that I’m still excited about after winning Writers of the Future. As someone who entered 47 times, I can tell you, it was sooo worth it! Don’t give up!
Illustrators of the Future Workshop

Art Workshop

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Famous artists share their secrets on art and the business of illustration with the Illustrators of the Future winners at the exclusive art workshop.
Announced as winner to receive trophy
Meet Illustrators of the Future Winner Artem MirolevichMeet Illustrators of the Future Winner Artem Mirolevich

Interview with Award Winning Artist Artem Mirolevich a Decade Later

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Award Winning Russian artist Martem Mirolevich, illustrator winner published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 24, talks about life as an artist and touring the world.
Orson Scott Card, Tim Powers and David Farland

Writers Workshop

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Get a glimpse of the exclusive Writers of the Future workshop—one of the most intensive boot camps for new writers, delivered by Science Fiction masters.
Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Illustrators of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

Here are the 1st Quarter 2019 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 36. Congratulations to you all!
Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners

Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners Announced for Volume 36

The judging results are in! And here are the 1st Quarter 2019 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
Jennifer Ober presents illustration of Nnedi Okorafor

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop - Day 8

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35th Annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future Week: Writers’ Workshop Day 8 and Art Workshop Day 7.
2019 Writers of the Future Awards Event

The Writers & Illustrators of the Future Gala Awards Ceremony

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35th Annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future Week: Writers’ Day 7 and Artists’ Day 6 is the gala awards event.