Writers of the Future Volume 22 mass market
The L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests discover and introduce the very best new talent in science fiction, fantasy and horror, with their entertaining and creative tales of worlds unknown, worlds to be and worlds only dreamed of, as selected by top professionals in these fields.
In the past twenty-two years, over 300 telented writers have been newly published—many winners becoming the authors you now enjoy reading.
This volume contains the first works by authors who are sure to become equally well known over the years to come.
Edited by Algis Budrys.
Short stories by Blake Hutchins, Judith Tabron, Michail Velichansky, Lee Beavington, David Sakmyster, Diana Rowland, David John Baker, Brandon Sigrist, Joseph Jordan, Richard Kerslake, Sarah Totton and Brian Rappatta .
Illustrations by Kim Feigenbaum, Katherine Hallberg, Daniel Harris, Laura Jennings, Ozzie Rodriguez, Miguel Rojas, James T. Schmidt, Tamara Streeter, Nathan Taylor
Alex Y. Torres, Melanie Tregonning and Eldar Zakirov
Bonus stories and essays by L. Ron Hubbard, Algis Budrys, Bob Eggleton, Robert J. Sawyer and Orson Scott Card.
Stories in the book
“Introduction” by Algis Budrys
“The Sword from the Sea” by Blake Hutchins
Illustrated by Nathan Taylor
“Broken Stones” by Judith Tabron
Illustrated by Alex Y. Torres
“Advice to the Word-Weary” by L. Ron Hubbard
“Games on the Children’s Ward” by Michail Velichansky
Illustrated by Miguel Rojas
“Evolution’s End” by Lee Beavington
Illustrated by Melanie Tregonning
“The Red Envelope” by David Sakmyster
Illustrated by Laura Jennings
“Art is a Journey” by Bob Eggleton
“Schroedinger’s Hummingbird” by Diana Rowland
Illustrated by Daniel Harris
“On the Mount” by David John Baker
Illustrated by Tamara Streeter
“Eight Things New Writers Need to Know” by Robert J. Sawyer
“Life on the Voodoo Driving Range” by Brandon Sigrist
Illustrated by Katherine Hallberg
“At the Gate of God” by Joseph Jordan
Illustrated by Eldar Zakirov
“Are We at the End of Science Fiction” by Orson Scott Card
“Balancer” by Richard Kerslake
Illustrated by James T. Schmidt
“The Bone Fisher’s Apprentice” by Sarah Totton
Illustrated by Kim Feigenbaum
“Tongues” by Brian Rappatta
Illustrated by Ozzie Rodriguez
“The Year in the Contests” by Algis Budrys
Writers of the Future
Fantasy, Science Fiction