Krystal Claxton & Amit Dutta Create Together on “Planar Ghosts”

Krystal Claxton is readily willing to admit there are a few things a little . . . off about her. First of all, while she’s a computer technician, her true passion lies in the realm of word-smithing and storytelling.

Illustrator Judge – Gary Meyer

While an Illustrators of the Future judge since 2013, Gary Meyer’s legacy goes back to 1960, when he launched on an artistic career spanning mediums such as painting, illustrating, graphical art, and sculpture.

Author Amy M. Hughes Teams with Artist Taylor Payton

The first sign of Amy M. Hughes’ predilection for storytelling and imagination might’ve come during her childhood in Alberta, Canada.

Zach Chapman & Trevor Smith – Creating Across Reality

Zach Chapman’s story, “Between Screens,” is a reality-bending jaunt into the life of a teenage boy who becomes increasingly unmoored by slap-dash jaunts across the galaxy.

Martin Shoemaker Teams Up with International Artist Tung Chi Lee

Martin L. Shoemaker likes to consider himself as a “writer with a lucrative programming habit.” Coming from over three decades of programming, writing, and teaching …

Author, Tim Napper & Artist, Quinlan Septer

When Tim Napper first got the call that he was a Writers of the Future winner, he start arguing with me—refusing to believe it!

Cliff Nielsen – A Life of Dreams

Today spotlights prolific book illustrator and comic book artist Cliff Nielsen, who has been an Illustrators of the Future judge since 2007. He had this to say about the role when he took it on: “Through this competition, L. Ron Hubbard’s great legacy of supporting young creative talents is without equal in the world today.”

Auston Habershaw – Conjurer of Stories

Today’s feature is on Auston Habershaw, one of the 13 winners in the newly released Writers of the Future Volume 31 published by Galaxy Press. Auston has a sense of humor—which is obvious to anyone who has read his blog or his award-winning story “A Revolutionary’s Guide to Practical Conjuration.” His story is set in […]

Daniel J. Davis and Alex Brock

Although some of the winning stories contain a sense of humor, it isn’t often that one wins that is humorous. But, that’s exactly what Daniel J. Davis’ story is and here is the story behind what inspired him to write it.

Kary English & Megen Nelson – A Winning Pair

Today we are spotlighting author Kary English, whose fantasy short story “Poseidon’s Eyes” is one of over a dozen award-winning titles in 2015 edition of Writers of the Future.