Robert J. Sawyer, is one of eight writers in history—and the only Canadian—to win all three of the science fiction field’s top awards for best novel of the year (the Hugo, the Nebula and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.) He also just received the 2017 Robert A. Heinlein Award for “outstanding published works in […]
The single most important piece of advice I ever got was to concentrate on story. What is “story”? It’s…
Writers of the Future 4th Quarter Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions Congratulations to you all! Winners: First Place – Andrew Peery from North Carolina Second Place – Ziporah Hildebrandt from Massachusetts Third Place – Andrew L. Roberts from California Finalists: Karen Bovenmyer from Iowa Jeanette Gonzalez from California Paul Hamilton from […]
Writers of the Future 3rd Quarter Winners, Finalists, Semi-Finalists and Honorable Mentions Congratulations to you all! Winners: First Place – Jake Marley from California Second Place – Ville Merilainen from Finland Third Place – C.L. Kagmi from Michigan Finalists: Scott Coon from California David Kavanaugh from New Mexico Deborah MacArthur from Florida […]
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 […]
Then the final day came that we have all been building up for — the L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards…
The 4th and final Quarter of the Writers of the Future Contest have just been announced and you can find the winners here.
Storytelling has grown from the first years of Writers of the Future. One of the biggest things that science fiction and fantasy storytellers have learned is to create a compelling protagonist. No longer is it enough to fight evil because it is evil and the character is good. Now, a good story must build up the protagonist….
When preparing to submit to Writers of the Future, or to a publishing house, how can you make your piece stand out?
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 […]