• Writers of the Future Volume 37 eBundle
  • Writers of the Future Volume 37 eBundle

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 37

The Sci-Fi and Fantasy of Tomorrow Selected by Masters of Today

Publishers Weekly logo“Writers of the Future competition features expertly crafted and edited stories and art, running the gamut from humorous to bone-chilling.”

26 Award-winning Authors and Illustrators

On sale date: November 2, 2021

EPUB ISBN: 978-1-61986-698-0 • $9.99

Adobe PDF ISBN: 978-1-61986-700-0 • $9.99

Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-61986-701-7 • USD $15.95 • CND $22.05 • £14.99 • R355

Page count: 448 pages

Edelweiss catalog: Writers of the Future

Link for free writing workshop: Writing Workshop

 

Edited by: David Farland

16-page color Gallery of Artwork

Cover art by: Echo Chernik

Audiences: sci-fi/fantasy readers and aspiring writers

Grades 9-up / GRL Z+

Electronic Advance Reader’s Copy available on request

Contact Mitch Breuer: 323-466-3310 • mitch@galaxypress.com

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3 Bonus Short Stories:

“The Dangerous Dimension” by L. Ron Hubbard: Meek Dr. Henry Mudge has a dramatic personality change after discovering a mathematical equation that transports him to any place in the universe he can think of.…

“The Phoenixes’ War” by Jody Lynn Nye: When a lover’s gift to her king turns out to be a perilous trap, the Phoenixes and their priestess face a test that will decide the fate of two realms.…

“Museum of Modern Warfare” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: When an ambassador is asked to inspect the controversial Museum of Modern Warfare, she discovers life-changing secrets.…

Art and Writing Tips:

“Magic Out of a Hat” by L. Ron Hubbard: From a challenge to write a story inspired by a completely uninspiring wastebasket, Ron provides timeless insight on generating a solid story idea and also reveals a bit of the effusive spirit that he brought to the magic of writing.

“On Magic Out of a Hat” by Orson Scott Card: Card discusses and expands upon Hubbard’s article breaking down the techniques Ron used to create a story from a simple object. Card also explores the history of memorable speculative fiction and what makes it great.

“The Rewards of Imagination” by Craig Elliott: In addition to his fine-art work, Craig has had a hand in designing many of today’s most popular animated films. Here Craig expounds on the value and need for creative artists and their impact on our society.

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Place your order today, contact Mitch Breuer: 323-466-3310 or mitch@galaxypress.com

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Critical Acclaim

“Science fiction as a genre has always looked to the future and the Writers of the Future looks to the future of science fiction.”
—Kevin J. Anderson

“Writers of the Future has my heartiest support and unqualified recommendation.”
—Terry Brooks

“Writers of the Future, as a contest and as a book, remains the flagship of short fiction.”
—Orson Scott Card

“The benefit of the Writers of the Future Contest is not only to individuals; it is to the community of SF writers as a whole, for such a program elevates the quality of SF writing by bringing on board talented future professionals.” —Brian Herbert

“L. Ron Hubbard ignited the spark of imagination, which in the minds of these new artists has become a blaze.”
—Bob Eggleton

“Some of the most excellent speculative fiction that you can find anywhere. They’re cutting edge. They’re new.”
—Nnedi Okorafor

“Without Writers of the Future, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”
—Patrick Rothfuss

“I’m very happy to be able to lend my help to the Writers of the Future program. The more good writers there are, the more good readers there will be. We’ll all benefit—writers and readers alike!” —Frank Herbert

“The best new stories by new writers, anywhere.” —Larry Niven

“It really does help the best rise to the top.”
—Brandon Sanderson

“The Illustrators of the Future is an amazing compass for what the art industry holds in store for all of us.”
—Dan dos Santos

“Packed with brilliant stories and thoughtful essays, all wonderfully illustrated by the artist winners—always a joy to behold.”
—Robert J. Sawyer

“Writers of the Future is the gold standard of emerging talent into the field of science fiction fantasy that has contributed more to the genre than any other source.” —Midwest Book Review

“Writers of the Future is always one of the best anthologies of the year.” —Tangent

Story Synopses

“The Tiger and the Waif” by John M. Campbell: After a devastating earthquake, a toy kitten crawls out of the rubble, free at last. Deep in its programming, an urge demands to be fulfilled.…

“Sixers” by Barbara Lund: When war comes home, a mysterious sixth-senser must use her talents and the help of three orphans on a journey across a devastated city to find her son.…

“The Enfield Report” by Christopher Bowthorpe: A scientist must choose between ambition and compassion while forced to participate in a secret and sadistic government project.…

“The Widow’s Might” by Elizabeth Chatsworth: A Victorian tea shop owner hopes to serve justice to wicked gangsters—with the help of a mysterious new friend.…

“The Dangerous Dimension” by L. Ron Hubbard: Meek Dr. Henry Mudge has a dramatic personality change after discovering a mathematical equation that transports him to any place in the universe he can think of.…

“How to Steal the Plot Armor” by Luke Wildman: In a magical kingdom overrun by “chosen ones,” a wizard grows weary of always being the mentor and decides to do something about it.…

“The Redemption of Brother Adalum” by K. D. Julicher: There can be no redemption for a man who has lost control of his warrior-bear spirit—only penance. Or so Adalum believes.…

 “The Argentum” by Anj Dockrey: The starship that brought mankind to its first colony among the stars was powered by a godlike being, who now wants to know what it is to be human.…

“The Phoenixes’ War” by Jody Lynn Nye: When a lover’s gift to her king turns out to be a perilous trap, the Phoenixes and their priestess face a test that will decide the fate of two realms.…

“Soul Paper” by Trent Walters: Her grandfather taught her how to create music from the soul, but does it come at too high a price…?

“The Skin of My Mother” by Erik Lynd: A woman who once escaped her destiny returns home to find it won’t be so easy the second time.…

“Death of a Time Traveler” by Sara Fox: Time runs in a circle, beginning where it ends—but father has always been out of sync.…

“The Battle of Donasi” by Elaine Midcoh: A guilt-ridden war hero finds herself in an unexpected extraterrestrial battle, confronting the prospect of having to kill again.…

“Museum of Modern Warfare” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: When the Ambassador to the Dylft System is asked to inspect the controversial Museum of Modern Warfare, she discovers ancient life-changing secrets.…

“A Demon Hunter’s Guide to Passover Seder” by Ryan Cole: Noam only hopes to have a normal Seder, but he’ll have to battle his brother’s new girlfriend and the demons that follow her.…

“Hemingway” by Emma Washburn: A young girl in a plastic boat finds herself at the doorstep of a mysterious old man living in a house built in the middle of the ocean.…

“Half-Breed” by Brittany Rainsdon: When tensions between humans and dryads boil over, a teen must bridge the gap between the old world and new, before everything she loves turns to ash.…