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 …
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!
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.”
You may not know this but back when there was no Illustrators of the Future Contest, we commissioned artists to illustrate the winning stories. That was when we first came into contact with Dave Dorman—he illustrated “Rachel’s Wedding” in Writers of the Future Volume V, published in 1989.
Another packed day and no rest for the winners as they moved through a full slate of presentations. Nancy Kress talked with the writers about the most common problems she’s seen with beginning writers.
Alex Brock from Tucson, AZ is one of 3 winners for the 3rd Quarter Illustrators of the Future Contest. The contest is now in its 26th year and has provided the means for many illustrators to find a platform with which to get themselves made known. It has proven very successful. The winners for the […]
For anyone planning to enter the 4th quarter for Writers or Illustrators of the Future, the deadline is tomorrow night (30 Sept) at midnight. You have about 27 hours to submit. You can either have your entry postmarked by 30 September, or you can upload onto www.writersofthefuture.com by midnight tomorrow night.