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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 […]

Writers of the Future Vol 31 a National Bestseller

The latest edition in the Writers of the Future anthology hit Publishers Weekly‘s Sci Fi bestseller list at #7 on their w/e July 6, 2015. This official makes all 13 of our published writer winners and 12 illustration winners national bestsellers!

Orson Scott Card

If you say the words “Ender’s Game” to most people, their minds will often automatically jump to Orson Scott Card, the author of the classic science fiction novel. Yet that’s just a chip off the tip of the iceberg that is Card’s incredible writing career.

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.

WotF Workshop – Day 5

Nothing compares to seeing a book come off the press. Watching the machines print, stack, and cut, is a fascinating process. What takes that feeling to the next level is knowing it’s your book coming off that press. And that’s what the writers and illustrators experienced today at Bang Printing Press.

Orson Scott Card Writes Article for Writers of the Future Volume 31

This year’s Volume 31 of the “L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers and Illustrators of the Future” will contain an original article by Orson Scott Card, entitled “Fiction without Paper”. “It was a hard mental transition, when I first starting writing on a computer back in 1979. The first time I lost twenty pages of writing, […]

History of Writers of the Future Judges

I am not sure how well known the full list of our current and past judges are, so I thought I would list them all out for you here: Writers of the Future Judges Kevin J Anderson Dr. Doug Beason Dr. Gregory Benford Ben Bova Algis Budrys Ramsey Campbell Orson Scott Card Hal Clement Eric […]

Writers of the Future Awards Ceremony 2014!

The day had finally arrived when all winners would walk the red carpet, receive their award and deliver their speeches in front of over 1,200 attendees. They would find out who the grand prize winners were and all winners would take part in their first book signing. In the early afternoon the cameramen and TV […]

Orson Scott Card, author of “Ender’s Game” and multi-award winner Mike Resnick

These Writers of the Future judges will be on hand April 13th for the Writers of the Future Awards Ceremony. For the first time, we are also publishing short fiction from our judges to make Writers of the Future even better! There is also a short-story by L. Ron Hubbard. Below is a short description […]