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Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 1

The 2019 Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshops have officially begun.

Birthing Stories: Five in Thirty-Five by Brittany Rainsdon

I’m Brittany. I’m a nurse. I’m also a mom. I just had a baby. And I got my fourth quarter entry in for the Writers of the Future Contest while working around giving birth.

How To Start Writing

I have always known that I am a writer. With the kind of knowing you feel deep in your bones and emanates from the very core of your being. And as writers must do, I write. Although that wasn’t always the case. How to start writing…

A Different Kind of Writing Workshop

When L. Ron Hubbard initiated the Writers of the Future contest, he knew that there would be awards and publications for the winners. As Algis Budry, the first contest administrator put it to me, “He wanted to make sure that this helped launch new writers.

Prize Writing—Three Things to Know

If you think about it deeply, everything that you write is really for a competition. You’re competing for publication with other writers, for promotional monies from the marketing departments of various publishers, for literary awards, and of course for your reading audience.

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!

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.