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Writers Workshop

Get a glimpse of the exclusive Writers of the Future workshop—one of the most intensive boot camps for new writers, delivered by Science Fiction masters.

The Writers & Illustrators of the Future Gala Awards Ceremony

35th Annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future Week: Writers’ Day 7 and Artists’ Day 6 is the gala awards event.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 3

35th Annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future Week: Writers Workshop Day 3 and Art Workshop Day 2.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 2

The 35th Annual Writers and Illustrators of the Future Week: It’s Day 2 of the Writers Workshop and Day 1 of the Art Workshop.

Writers & Illustrators of the Future Workshop – Day 1

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

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.

Why Is Writers of the Future the Top of the Top Writing Contests

If you are an aspiring author or know someone who is, then this article is for you. Find out for yourself why Writers of the Future is the top writing contest in the world and why you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by checking it out.

The Problem of the “Told” Story

I have talked about some of the most frequent problems that I see when judging for the Writers of the Future Contest, and today I’m going to tackle one of the biggest: the problem with “told” stories.

Are We at the End of Science Fiction?

In 2006, Writers of the Future judge Orson Scott Card addressed a very simple if not vital question which was published in Writers of the Future Volume 22.
These aren’t the best of times for science fiction.

Writers of the Future Workshop

The famous Writers of the Future Workshop, previously only provided to Contest winners, has been made available to anyone wanting to attend. The first workshop was taught by David Farland (Wolverton), Orson Scott Card, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta and the Winner Twins (Brittany & Brianna). We had a great turnout with attendees from 13 […]