L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 35: Bestselling Anthology of Award-Winning Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories (Paperback)
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Let your imagination run wild.
If you're ready to travel to a universe of mystery, sacrifice, and suspense, where the laws of physics are optional, book your journey here.
On this odyssey of enchantment, enlightenment, and endless possibility, you will meet a murderer who's out to save mankind, a cyborg who robs the dead to rescue the living, and a lost boy who holds the key to peace. Discover visions of the world, of mankind, and of the future that are sure to open your eyes.
Every illustration will touch you.
Every word will move you.
Every idea will take you by surprise.
Bonus Learn how to write or improve your craft with tips from award-winning and bestselling author and editor Mike Resnick and New York Times bestselling author L. Ron Hubbard. Internationally renowned artist, Rob Prior, shares tips of the trade for aspiring illustrators.
"It's one of the forces that keep science fiction alive." --Orson Scott Card
The 35th collection of winners of the Writers and Illustrators of the Future competition features expertly crafted stories and art, spanning the gamut from hardcore sci-fi to epic fantasy. 12 stories so fresh and new, they're 5-10 years ahead of the curve--the future is literally here and now.
Each year, the Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests' blue-ribbon judges search the world to discover and introduce to you the very best new talent in sci-fi and fantasy.
Created by L. Ron Hubbard, whose commitment to help new writers and artists gave rise to the annual Writers of the Future anthologies--a launching pad for writers and artists who are sure to command our attention for decades to come.
The 24 award-winning sci-fi and fantasy authors and illustrators are accompanied by New York Times bestselling authors L. Ron Hubbard, Rebecca Moesta, Mike Resnick, Dean Wesley Smith, and world-class artists Rob Prior and Echo Chernik and edited by David Farland
“There s only one reason, to pick up Writers of the Future, and that s because the stories are wonderful.” —Orson Scott Card, Author
“These are the people who are going to be creating trends.” —Brandon Sanderson, Author
“The best new stories by new writers, anywhere.” —Larry Niven, Author
“Science fiction as a genre has always looked to the future and the Writers of the Future looks to the future of science fiction.” —Kevin J. Anderson, Author
“See the best of the best culled for you, curated and selected in a single volume every year.” —Robert J. Sawyer, Author
“An absolute wealth of imagination, adventure, excitement, stimulation and joy, every possible human emotion.” —Sean Williams, Author
“This is a fine collection that will appeal to both fans of science fiction and fantasy short stories and aspiring writers looking for ways to improve their craft.” —Booklist
“A glimpse of tomorrow's stars!” —Publishers Weekly
“A very generous legacy from L. Ron Hubbard a fine, fine fiction writer for the writers of the future.” —Anne McCaffrey, 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
“Writers of the Future collection is exciting and engrossing, with stories that range across the spectrum of SF and fantasy. Tried-and-true space opera and epic fantasy, these stories explore new mysteries and ideas.” —Publishers Weekly
“Some of the best SF of the future comes from Writers of the Future.” —David Hartwell Hugo-Award-winning editor
“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
“It all started when I won the Writers of the Future Contest. Without them, I can honestly say I would not be where I am today.” —Patrick Rothfuss, Author
“The best-selling SF anthology series of all time.” —Locus Magazine
“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