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“View from a Hill”

A tribute to Writers of the Future winner Walter Dinjos, a Nigerian writer, published in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 33.

Why You Only Got an Honorable Mention

A while ago I promised to tell you why I reject good stories when I’m reading for Writers of the Future. So let’s talk about those stories that get an Honorable Mention

Focus on Ken Scholes: Writers of the Future Vol 22 Winner

In addition to his Writers of the Future Award for “Into the Blank Where Life Is Hurled” (published in volume XXI of the annual anthology), Ken Scholes’s fiction has won …

Ville Meriläinen, author of “The Fox, the Wolf, and the Dove”

Ville Meriläinen’s cold country is Joensuu, Finland. His story, published in the 33rd annual volume of the Writers of the Future anthology, is titled “The Fox, the Wolf, and the Dove.” Oddly, the work is some kind of mix between …

Andrew Peery, author of “Useless Magic”

Andrew Peery is one of the more impressive people you could meet. He lives in Durham, North Carolina where he works as a physician. He has a family—wife and two younger children who he clearly adores. As a doctor, he’s a person who …

Writers of the Future Workshop 2017 – Day 1

After as long as a year’s wait, fourteen writers (and one illustrator!) from around the world descended on Los Angeles today as the 33rd Annual Writers of the Future workshop commenced. They came from Finland, and from Utah. From Poland, and Kentucky. From the United Kingdom, Michigan, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Missouri, and, yes, even California. […]

2nd Quarter Writers of the Future Winners

  Writers of the Future 2nd Quarter Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions   Congratulations to you all! Winners: First Place – Doug Souza from California Second Place – Emeka (Walter) Dinjos from Nigeria Third Place – Stephen Lawson from Kentucky Finalists: Mary Garber from Florida JT Gill from Virginia Lynn Kilmore from North Carolina […]

2nd Quarter Illustrators of the Future Winners

  Here is the list of our Second Quarter (1 January through 31 March) Illustrators of the Future Contest Winners & Finalists   Congratulations to all! Winners: Christopher Kiklowicz from California   Shan Shu Man from British Columbia, Canada   Jason Park from British Columbia, Canada Finalists: Stephen Glatfelter from Pennsylvania Anthony Moravian from New […]

1st Quarter Writers of the Future Winners

  Writers of the Future 1st Quarter Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions   Congratulations to you all! Winners: First Place – Dustin Steinacker from Utah Second Place – Sean Hazlett from California Third Place – Anton Rose from the United Kingdom Finalists: Rajeev Prasad from California Molly Elizabeth Atkins from Missouri Rebecca Birch from […]