Battle of Wizards

A Look at Satire and Science Fiction

One of three stories published in May 1949, along with “The Conroy Diary” and “The Incredible Destination,” the “Battle of Wizards” is not just a fun science fiction yarn. This is a story where …

Frank Frazetta

King of Illustration: Frank Frazetta

“I was born with a pencil in my hand. Most artists reach a certain age, and then their eyes open and they start doing art. I was drawing as far back as I can remember. I had unusual talent right then and there, in that I saw things differently …

Battlefield Earth Audiobook IPA Award

Independent Press Award makes Terl proud as winner of the Gold Award!

We are very excited to announce that the Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 audiobook was recognized as a winner of the Independent Press Award in the category of “Audiobook Cover Design: Fiction.”

Diana Rowlands

Before There Were White Trash Zombies

I first met Diana Rowland several years ago, back when she was an unpublished writer, fresh off a stint at Clarion. She was excited and working hard. Life intervened, however, and she took a step back …

Author David Sakmyster

Focus on David Sakmyster, Writers of the Future Volume 22 Winner

Take a good conspiracy theory and some intriguing historical research, add in a shot of psychological horror (can we call it tension?) and anything psychic, supernatural, paranormal, or just plain freaky … mix it up …

Singer Joy Villa with Michael Michera on the red carpet

Spotlight on Artist Michael Michera

Michael Michera is a self-taught artist who found out about L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest quite accidentally from a friend who persuaded him to enter. That accidental encounter resulted in …

Diego Martinez at the L. Ron Hubbard Library in Hollywood

Not Your Typical Science Teacher

Diego Martinez is not your typical science teacher. While he has all the basics to teach, such as a BA in Chemistry and Secondary Education, it’s his passion for …

Walter Dinjos

Walter Dinjos, author of “The Woodcutters’ Deity”

Due to visa issues in Nigeria, Walter Dinjos was not able to join us in person for the workshop week. This became a topic of discussion often enough that …

Stephen Lawson going on stage at the 33rd annual Writers of the Future Awards celebration

Stephen Lawson, author of “Moonlight One”

Stephen Lawson has a way of looking at the world. It’s a slanted thing. Analytical. Questioning. You feel like he’s watching and assessing everything. It makes him seem …

Anton Rose being interviewed

Anton Rose, author of “A Glowing Heart”

“I am British, you know?” Anton Rose quips at one point of the week long workshop. He’s explaining a penchant he has for a particular personality trait, and the line is given with the …