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Wyverns vs. dragons—what is the difference and which came first? Discover dragon types that have influenced fantastic art and literature through the ages.
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Nnedi Okorafor at the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest providing tips on how to start writing.
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Real robots and sci-fi robots are not new—they have both haunted and amazed us. Many of these sci-fi robots have inspired the field of robotics.
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The future of science fiction short stories and fantasy short stories looks brighter than ever. Find out how this applies to you in the New Year!
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World-renowned artist Bob Eggleton painted the cover art for L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 35.
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A tribute to Writers of the Future winner Walter Dinjos, a Nigerian writer, published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 33.
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Here are the 4th Quarter 2018 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 35. Congratulations to you all!
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The judging results are in! And here are the 4th Quarter 2018 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
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Bestselling fantasy author Katherine Kurtz becomes judge in L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest.
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This is the journey of Elise Stephens who began writing at the age of six who will now be recognized as a professional writer when she is published in Writers of the Future Volume 35—a dream come true.
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The judging results are in! And here are the 3rd Quarter 2018 Writers of the Future Contest winners.
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Here are the 3rd Quarter 2018 Illustrators of the Future Contest winners for Volume 35. Congratulations to you all!
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I’m Brittany. I’m a nurse. I’m also a mom. I just had a baby. And I got my fourth quarter entry in for the Writers of the Future Contest while working around giving birth.
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Writers of the Future winner and author, Scott Parkin, talks about how to start a story as a key element in establishing things to write about.
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I have always known that I am a writer. With the kind of knowing you feel deep in your bones and emanates from the very core of your being. And as writers must do, I write. Although that wasn’t always the case. How to start writing...
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When L. Ron Hubbard initiated the Writers of the Future contest, he knew that there would be awards and publications for the winners. As Algis Budry, the first contest administrator put it to me, “He wanted to make sure that this helped launch new writers.
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He wanted, he claimed, an article in which there was a great deal of sound advice about writing and a number of examples.
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Novice writers who hoped to learn his storytelling and story-selling skills often consulted L. Ron Hubbard for advice. He was happy to offer suggestions and so he began sharing his hard-earned experience with creative writing students.
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If you think about it deeply, everything that you write is really for a competition. You’re competing for publication with other writers, for promotional monies from the marketing departments of various publishers, for literary awards, and of course for your reading audience.
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The L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Contest would like to welcome Kary English as the new first reader for contest entries!
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One writer's journey of persistence on becoming a writer. And how Writers of the Future has helped him stay the course despite a number of falls.