Tangent — the only magazine that reviews short science fiction — has listed their choices for the best stories of 2014. Of the 15 winners, 10 are Writers of the Future Winners! The 2014 winners are (with Writers of the Future Winners in bold): Here are Tangent’s Best of 2014 picks “In a Green Dress, […]
International best selling fantasy author, Brandon Sanderson, has now become a judge for the Writers of the Future contest. Following a Writers of the Future presentation at BYU, where Brandon teaches creative writing, he agreed to be a judge. Brandon had entered the Contest with one of the three short stories he had ever written, […]
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, […]
At least since Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, nostalgia for a plausible fantastic universe has been a major component of the fantasy genre’s appeal. Finishing a fantasy novel causes a subtle feeling of loss, as access to the novel’s world is curtailed, abruptly, with the turn of the final page. Fantasy writers strive to engender this feeling in […]
Galaxy Press President John Goodwin and WordFire Press publisher Kevin J. Anderson announced today their partnership in the release of the first ever “Writers of the Future Bundle,” put together by WordFire Press managing editor Peter J. Wacks for his company webundle.it. The bundle will be available at http://webundle.it and will contain 8 individual titles, […]
Here are the standings for the 4th Quarter. Congratulations to you all! Of the eight Finalists, three winners will be chosen as winners; there is a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for each quarter. They are awarded cash prizes, a week long intensive workshop, the 31st Annual Writers of the Future Awards Ceremony and […]
Quinlan Septer from Ada, MI is one of the three winners of the 3rd quarter for the 26th annual Illustrators of the Future contest.