Writers & Illustrators of the Future Blog

The purpose of this blog is to provide a forum for winners, judges, entrants and anyone interested in sharing information regarding the contests and the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future volumes. For more information you can also go to www.writersofthefuture.com

Monday, July 28, 2008

Honorable Mentions for the 3rd Quarter - First Round

Dear All,

For those of you who entered the contest early in the
quarter, we already have some results. This is the first
set of Honorable Mentions for the 3rd Quarter (ended
on 30 June). The next set won't be for another several
weeks as we have the annual event coming up soon.
So, here we go:


Daniel Barrett of Florida
Ellen Dawn Benefield of California
Robert J. Boumis of Arizona
Michael J. Burton of Michigan
Monica Byrne of North Carolina
C.S. Cole of Washington
Tina Connolly of Oregon
Spencer Cramer of Missouri
Robert Cutchin of New Hampshire
Fox Cutter of Washington
Linda J. Daly of Pennsylvania
Laurance Davis of Florida
David M deLeon of New Jersey
Chris Densborn of Illinois
Robert W. DePree of Florida
Margaret McCaffey Fisk of Nevada
Derek J. Goodman of Wisconsin
Rhiannon Held of Washington
Dr. Philip Edward Kaldon of Michigan
Kherezae of Maryland
Ben Moger-Williams of Colorado
Simon Parfitt of England
Jennifer R. Povey of Virginia
Kate Runnels of Oregon
Juliette Wade of California
Joel Walsh of Massachusetts
J. Starr Welty of New Mexico
Jeff Young of Pennsylvania


Stay tuned for more information on the annual awards
event coming up in August and late breaking news
tomorrow on former winners.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Illustrator Winners for the 2nd Quarter!

Dear All,

Here are the 3 Illustrator winners for the
2nd Quarter of the Contest:

Mark Payton of Colorado
Aaron Anderson of Utah
Joshua Stewarrt of Idaho

Congratulations to the three of you.

I'll be posting Honorable Mentions next Monday.
I'm off to Comic-Con, so if you are there, come
to our booth.

Best, Joni

Monday, July 21, 2008

2nd Quarter Winners Announced!!

Dear All,

Winners for the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future
2nd Quarter are:


1st Place goes to Donald Mead of Bloomington, Illinois for his story The Shadow Man

2nd Place goes to Mike Wood of Bebington, England for his story Risqueman

3rd Place goes to Gra Linnaea of Eugene, Oregon for his story Life in Steam

These three winners will be published in the 25th
volume of L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future.

They will attend the workshop and awards ceremony next year.


Tomorrow the illustrator winners are announced.

Best, Joni

Friday, July 18, 2008

This Year's Awards Event --- Here is the News

Dear All,

We are gearing up for the 24th Annual Awards Event
happening on the 15th of August. It will be held here
at the home of the contest,in the beautiful newly
renovated 1st floor theatre of Author Services, Inc.,
7051 Hollywood Blvd., in the heart of Hollywood.

I'm letting you all know as you are invited as
entrants to the contest. The event will be at
7:00pm on Friday the 15th of August.You must RSVP
to me at 323-466-3310 or the contest e-mail address
at contests@authorservicesinc.com. Don't delay!!!
Early RSVPs get the best seats!!!!

Also, winners of the 2nd quarter will be announced
on Monday. Stay tuned.

Best to you all, Joni