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

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Ahhh.....the success! Contest winners continue to show their stuff.

Well, I must tell you all, we are experiencing the largest quarter
(numbers wise) in living memory, and the good news has been
flooding in as I've been wading through the piles of manuscripts.

To keep you up-to-date in case you don't already know.
The Hugo nominations were announced and WOTF has a strong
presence as usual. Our former winners up this year are:

Robert Reed for Best Novella "Truth"

James Alan Gardner for his Novelette "The Ray-Gun: A Love Story"

Jay Lake and Tobias Buckell for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form for

Shaun Tan for Best Professional Artist

(Illustrator contest judge Bob Eggleton is also up for Best Professional Artist)

Aliette de Bodard and Tony Pi are both up for the John W. Campbell Award
for BestNew Writer (both are from Volume XXIII)

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!!! But there is more good news......


Bryan Beus (VOLUME XXIII) has a piece appearing in this years SPECTRUM,
which is THE illustration annual for Fantastic Art. CONGRATULATIONS Bryan!

Also, Sarah Totton (Volume XXII) has made her third SFWA qualifying sale to
Fantasy Magazine for her story "Choke Point". CONGRATULATIONS Sarah!