Writers of the Future Taps Kary English as New First Reader

The L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Contest would like to welcome Kary English as the new first reader for contest entries!

Some Important Facts You Should Know About Writers & Illustrators of the Future

The Writers of the Future Contest began in 1984 and the companion Illustrators of the Future Contest followed 5 years later. Both have grown to become the largest merit competitions of their kind in the world.

34th Annual Writers & Illustrators of the Future Winners Announced

This year’s Grand Prize Winners were presented at the 34th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in Science Fiction and Fantasy held at The MacArthur in Los Angeles, California.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 5

Another busy, informative day of workshops including today’s guest speakers Larry Niven, Robert J. Sawyer, Eric Flint, Nancy Kress and many more.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 4

Another busy, informative day of workshops including today’s guest speakers Brandon Sanderson, Mike Resnik, Jody Lynn Nye and Larry Elmore.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 3

Busy day for both Workshops. The writers finished their 24-hour stories and then there was the Big Reveal–where the authors see the illustration for their story for the first time. The pictures tell the story.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 2

Today is the first full day of both the Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop. Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on what went down here.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 1

The 2018 Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshops have officially begun. We thought you’d all like to meet (via video) this year’s winners hailing from all parts of the globe.

Writers & Illustrators Workshop Wrap-Up

At the beginning of the week, I had said that this was a contest like no other and that remains true today, as this is the largest on-going contest for Writers and Illustrators in Science Fiction and Fantasy. In 2013 I was a winner in Volume 29, it was my first entry and I…

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Awards Event 2017

Guest blogger, Ron Collins, writes about what it was like on the day of the achievement awards ceremony for 2017. It was held at the Wilshire Ebell Club Theatre, an amazingly cool place, and the excitement built up through the day.