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Tom Doherty

Few casual readers may know of Tor Books, but almost anyone who has ever read a science fiction or fantasy book will have held one of Tor’s innumerable novels, which have been published since its inception in 1980. And who was the founder of what has become one of the most—if not the most—impressive powerhouse of speculative fiction in the modern world? That would be Tom Doherty!

Kevin J. Anderson — A Powerful and Prolific Legacy

Kevin J. Anderson–known by millions for his work on major properties such as The X-Files, Batman and Superman, Star Wars, and Dune, to say nothing of his independent titles.

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.

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 […]

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.

Author & Artist’s Creative Efforts

In addition to hosting the Writers and Illustrators of the Future winners who come to Los Angeles for the week-long workshop and awards celebration, I get to meet all these new and upcoming writers and artists. Steve Pantazis is one of the writer winners for his story “Switch.”

Read a Lot. Write a Lot. Submit a Lot. Repeat

Read a Lot. Write a Lot. Submit a Lot. Repeat

This is the best advice I can give you. And as it is it, it is not my advice—it is from Sharon Joss, this year’s grand prize winner of the Writers of the Future Contest.

31 Years

Well, the annual awards event is over—by all consent, the best celebration we’ve had in our 31 years—and we have now had a whole week to get back to our normal functions.

So we thought . . .

WotF Workshop – Day 6

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.

Cassandre Bolan – Winning Illustrator of 2014!

Cassandre Bolan was one of 12 winners in this year’s Illustrators of the Future Contest and was awarded at the L. Ron Hubbard Awards Ceremony at the Ebell Theatre of Los Angeles on April 13th. She was flown into Hollywood the week before the awards ceremony to attend workshops led by industry professionals and contest […]