Brian Trent publishes “The Nightmare Lights of Mars” to the delight of Escape Pod’s editor

Connecticut writer, screenwriter and philosopher and Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future contest winner this year continues publishing online Brian Trent publishes “The Nightmare Lights of Mars” to the delight of Escape Pod’s editor

HOLLYWOOD, CA — Brian Trent of Prospect, Connecticut had his second short story published this  year since his win and publication in the bestselling Science Fiction anthology series — L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 29 this past April. His short story, “The Nightmare Lights of Mars” was sold to and published at Escape Pod, skillfully narrated by voiceover artist Veronica Giguere. With this story now available Brian announced, “the hosts informed me that it is one his favorite stories of the year, and this is a weekly publication.” Escape Pod is the premiere science fiction podcast magazine. Every week they publish short stories in a convenient audio format for your computer or MP3 player. The stories are free and they are supported through listener donations and sponsorship.

Brian was honored at the 29th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards this past April, 2013 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Brian’s winning story, “War Hero” published in the bestselling anthology.  In August Brian was featured in the online publication Daily Science Fiction with his story, “Sparg.”

Brian is a philosopher, writer and in addition to his love of and science fiction short story publication history, is also a screen writer with a current project in post production, “Selene Hollow,” a successful Kickstarter project that reached its funding goal and has just completed and released its trailer.

The Contests were initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 shortly after returning to the field of science fiction with his bestseller Battlefield Earth. And to date the contest has launched the careers of 12 New York Times bestselling authors.

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