Hope You are Having a Good Year! We are starting off with a Bang! Big News for the Contest with the Nebula Award Preliminaries
RECOGNITION IN 2008 NEBULA AWARD PRELIMINARIES
The former Writers of the Future winners listed below each received at least 10 nominations from fellow literary professionals to be considered for this year’s Nebula Award:
• Andrea Kail (WOTF 23) with her story, “The Sun God at Dawn, Rising from a Lotus Blossum” for best novelette. (www.writersofthefuture.com)
. Jim. C. Hines with his story "Sister of the Hedge for best novelette.
• Jay Lake (WOTF 19) for his novel Mainspring (Tor) (www.jlake.com)
• Tobias S. Buckell (WOTF 16) for his novel Ragamuffin (Tor) (www.tobiasbuckell.com)
• David Levine (WOTF 18) for his short story “Titanium Mike Saves the Day” (www.spiritone.com/~dlevine/sf/)
In addition to the winning former Contest writers, Writers of the Future contest judge Robert J. Sawyer, was also nominated for his novel Rollback. (Tor) (www.sfwriter.com)
The Writers of the Future contest was established in 1983 by International best-selling author L. Ron Hubbard. Entries are received throughout the year and are judged by leading literary professionals. The L. Ron Hubbard Presents Illustrators of the Future, begun in 1988, similarly honors artists who illustrate the winning short stories. Since inception, the Writers and Illustrators of the Future contests have recognized and published 500-plus authors and illustrators, produced 23 anthology volumes, and awarded a cumulative $500,000 in cash prizes.