Synopses & Reviews
Discover Imaginative New Worlds of Tomorrow. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "Not only is the writing excellent...it is also extremely varied. There's a lot of hot new talent in it." —Locus Magazine
"These first-rate stories show incredible variety." —Robert J. Sawyer, Author
"These first-rate stories show incredible variety."
—Robert J. Sawyer, Author
"Prior to L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest starting, there was no field which enabled the new writer to compete with his peers—other new writers."
—Kevin J. Anderson, Author
"The Writers of the Future Contest has not only provided a place where new writers could break into print for the first time—but it also has a record of nurturing and discovering writers who have gone on to make their mark in the science fiction field. Long may it continue!" —Neil Gaiman, Author
"A very generous legacy from L. Ron Hubbard—a fine, fine fiction writer—for the writers of the future." —Anne McCaffrey, Author
"This collection shows why I'm happy to be a judge for the Writers of the Future Contest—it always finds great stories by the new writers who will be winning Hugo and Nebula Awards a few years from now." —Tim Powers, Author
"Writers of the Future is a terrific program for new writers, and goodness knows, there are few enough of those. It has my heartiest support and unqualified recommendation."
—Terry Brooks, Author
"...the best-selling SF anthology series of all time." —Locus Magazine
About the Author
With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and ’40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard.