Writers of the Future Workshop 2017 - Day 4

Writers of the Future Workshop – Day 4

Welcome to Due Date Thursday. Stories are to be turned in no later than 4:00 PM. No exceptions. That’s the tough news. The super-cool news is that this is also …

Illustrators of the Future Workshop - Day 3

Illustrators of the Future Workshop 2017 – Day 3

It was an early start for the winners and based on the look on their faces they didn’t get much sleep. They were busy working on their assignments. Some worked digitally and some worked traditionally. Lazarus began the morning early and …

Illustrators of the Future Workshop 2017 - Day 2

Illustrators of the Future Workshop 2017 – Day 2

On day 2 the Illustrator Winners started bright and early, meeting down in the lobby of the Loews Hotel. They began with a tour of the famous Author Services building. Floor to ceiling, the sheer prolific nature of L. Ron Hubbard’s career is always …

Writers of the Future Workshop 2017 - Day 3 - on the way to the library

Writers of the Future Workshop – Day 3

A subdued tension hangs in the air this morning. Yesterday’s conversations about craft have been absorbed, and the collection of this year’s winners have spent the night with the knowledge …

Illustrators of the Future 2017 Winners and Instructors

Illustrators of the Future Workshop 2017 – Day 1

Illustrators of the Future is a contest like no other. There’s prize money sure, but what is truly inspiring and unique is the week-long workshop where you will meet with many artists who have established themselves and learn …

Writers on the way to the workshop

Writers of the Future Workshop – Day 2

I came back to the Writers of the Future this year because I admire the contest itself, and because I love the idea of paying forward into an event that has enriched my life so much. I absolutely love helping these new winners. It’s a total blast. But when I look …

Writer winners and instructors on the way to the workshop at the start of Day 2

Writers of the Future Workshop – Day 1

After as long as a year’s wait, fourteen writers (and one illustrator!) from around the world descended on Los Angeles today as the 33rd Annual Writers of the Future workshop commenced. They came from Finland, and from Utah. From Poland, and Kentucky. From the United Kingdom …

Battlefield Earth audiobook 2017 Audie Finalist

L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth Nominated for Audie Awards

It was announced by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) that the unabridged multicast audiobook for L. Ron Hubbard’s bestselling novel, Battlefield Earth has been nominated for two Audie Awards, the premiere competition for the audiobook industry….

Battlefield Earth Audie Nomination

“Battlefield Earth” Audiobook Nominated for Two Audie Awards

L. Ron Hubbard’s “Battlefield Earth” audiobook gets nominated for two Audie Awards following its successful release reaching the top of bestseller lists.

Battlefield Earth Benjamin Franklin Award

Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard Selected as Medalist in Benjamin Franklin Awards

Independent Book Publishers Association – has just announced their finalists for this year’s Benjamin Franklin Awards which included Battlefield Earth.