Finding Success in the Writers of the Future Contest

Luke Wildman gives his four-year journey to winning Writers of the Future.

How to Start a Story

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?”

Your Altered World: A “Scientific” Approach to Writing Fantasy

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.

When Belief Becomes Reality

One writers journey from 10 year old dreamer to nurse to mother to author.

Elizabeth Chatsworth—From Novice Writer to Published Author

I like to joke that my “overnight” writing success took six years to achieve! How exactly did a middle-aged British woman become a winner in the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy writing contest in the world? It’s a tale I’m willing to share in the hope that my journey might inspire others to follow […]

A New Beginning

A Romanian author writes of his new beginning through L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest.

My Journey

Ibrahim Yassin gives his journey from reading and writing to becoming an author with the help of L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Workshop.

Things to Write About: Prompts

Here are some prompts and circumstances that always get the wheels turning when I find myself thinking, “what should I write about?”

How I Became an Author

How I became an author is a great story in and of itself, and this is that story.

Brand New Science Fiction

Looking for brand new science fiction and fantasy? These are the new books written by the Writers of the Future award-winning authors and contest judges.