Writers of the Future Volume 26 mass market
Discover Imaginative New Worlds of Tomorrow … Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future. Let tomorrow’s masters of science fiction and fantasy books take you on a journey.
Meet a female warrior created to fight horrific, high-tech future wars, who discovers her humanity.
Get lost in a magic room that comes to life, in the midst of rivaling magicians.
Can an unlikely friendship with an exotic Alien race save an injured human girl?
What would happen if you shared your mind with a terrorist, and their violence started to seep through?
Can an android marked for death become human instead in a twist of fate?
“Not only is the writing excellent … it is also extremely varied. There’s a lot of hot new talent in it.” —Locus Magazine
Edited by K.D. Wentworth
Short stories by Laurie Tom, Lael Salaets, Alex Black, Adam Colston, Tom Crosshill, Brad R. Torgersen, Scott W. Baker, Simon Cooper, Brent Knowles, K.C. Ball, Jeff Young and Jason Fischer.
Illustrations by Seth J. Rowanwood, Cassandra Shaffer, Kelsey Wroten, Tyler Carter, Rachael Jade Sweeney, R.M. Winch, Jordan Cornthwaite, Rebecca Gleason, Irena Kovalenko, Jingxuan Hu, Ven Locklear and Olivia Pelaez
Bonus stories and essays by L. Ron Hubbard, Dean Wesley Smith and Stephen Youll.
Stories in the book
“Introduction” by K.D. Wentworth
“Living Rooms” by Laurie Tom
Illustrated by Irena Kovalenko
“The Black Side of Memory” by Lael Salaets
Illustrated by Ven Locklear
“Lisa With Child” by Alex Black
Illustrated by Tyler Carter
“The Golden Pen” by L. Ron Hubbard
“Not in the Flesh” by Adam Colston
Illustrated by Jordan Cornthwaite
“Seeing Double” by Tom Crosshill
Illustrated by Olivia Pelaez
“Exanastasis” by Brad R. Torgersen
Illustrated by Jingxuan Hu
“Standing Up” by Dean Wesley Smith
“Poison Inside the Walls” by Scott W. Baker
Illustrated by Kelsey Wroten
“Confliction” by Simon Cooper
Illustrated by Cassandra Shaffer
“Digital Rights” by Brent Knowles
Illustrated by Rebecca Gleason
“Advice to Illustrators Getting into the Field” by Stephen Youll
“Coward’s Steel” by K.C. Ball
Illustrated by R.M. Winch
“Written in Light” by Jeff Young
Illustrated by Rachael Jade Sweeney
“The House of Nameless” by Jason Fischer
Illustrated by Seth J. Rowanwood
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