Tag Archive for: Writers of the Future

Typewriter in the Sky – One of the Top 100 Fantasy Books

The story “Typewriter in the Sky” by L. Ron Hubbard is regarded by critics and literary historians as the prototypical “inward voyage” or “journey of the mind” story and has been given a brand new look for the launch of the first-ever Writers of the Future Bundle.

Australian Writer Releases Third Story in Ambassador Series After Winning L. Ron Hubbard’s International Writers of the Future Award

Patty Jansen of Sydney, Australia, who was honored as a first place quarterly winner at the 27th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards in April of 2011, has now released her third in the Ambassador series, “Ambassador 3: Changing Fate.” Since her win three years ago Patty has released nearly a story a month. Patty’s […]

2012 Writers of the Future Winner Tom Doyle Announces His 2nd Novel

Tom Doyle announced that he will see his second novel, in the “American Craftsmen” series published with Tor later this year, “The Left-Hand Way.” Doyle was a 2012 winner, published in the annual anthology L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume XXVIII with his short story, “While Ireland Holds These Graves.” Within a […]

31st Anniversary Writers & Illustrators of the Future Winners!

Here is the full list of the 31st Anniversary Writers and Illustrators of the Future Winners: First Quarter Writers: 1st place – Tim Napper from Australia 2nd place – Auston Habershaw from Massachusetts 3rd place – Martin Shoemaker from Michigan Illustrators: Tung Chi Lee from California Michelle Lockamy from New Jersey Emily Siu from Pennsylvania […]

Tanget Magazine Best Sci Fi Stories of 2014

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, […]

Brandon Sanderson announced as newest Writers of the Future Judge

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, […]

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, […]

Writers of the Future winner Patrick Rothfuss’s World

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 Announces the Release of a First Ever “Writers of the Future Bundle”

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, […]

4th Quarter Standing for the Writers of the Future

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 […]