Writers of the Future Contest and Anthology

UPDATE AUGUST 2020: The anthology is still doing very well, here is the latest from this year: L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 36: Anthology of Award-Winning Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Stories

You can also find more about the contest at Writersofthefuture.com



As many of you know, I’m a judge for Writers of the Future, the largest science fiction and fantasy short story contest for new writers in the world. Each year, the winning stories are published in the Writers of the Future anthology. Last week I mentioned the anthology, and the good news is that it was able to hit some bestseller lists!

We want to continue this momentum today and throughout the week. The Writers of the Future anthology contains the best science fiction and fantasy stories of up-and-coming writers today. Here is some info about this year’s book:

Science Fiction & Fantasy Anthology and Advice to Writers 2016

You are about to meet:


The 32nd edition of Writers of the Future may be the best new book yet! Brand new adventure through space, time and possibility.

These new authors will introduce you to fascinating characters such as Nate, a very loyal companion—like most werewolves would be. Keanie has a parasite that lets her morph and transform into anyone. Liz owns a dinosaur maker, but raw ingredients can be a problem. Anna slaves away in a factory but her magic leaves her unfulfilled. These authors take creative writing to a whole new level!

The answers, the stories, the visions, and the mind-stretching possibilities are all waiting inside.

Welcome to the future of Science Fiction and Fantasy. It gets better every year. These are the award winning short stories of the international contest that have launched the writing careers of some of the best new books!

BONUS stories and articles on how to write by New York Times best sellers Tim Powers, Sean Williams, Brandon Sanderson, Sergey Poyarkov & L. Ron Hubbard

You can pick up the anthology or read reviews about it here. Help us push it higher on the bestseller lists and purchase a copy this week or share the anthology on your social media outlets.

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