“Keep the Writers of the Future going. It’s what keeps sci-fi alive.” —ORSON SCOTT CARD
"Prior to L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest starting, there was no field which enabled the new writer to compete with his peers other new writers." —Kevin J. Anderson, Author
"Here's skill and storytelling fervor aplenty these writers of the future have already arrived!" —Robert Silverberg, Author
"This collection shows why I'm happy to be a judge for the Writers of the Future Contest it always finds great stories by the new writers who will be winning Hugo and Nebula Awards a few years from now." -Tim Powers, Author
"Writers of the Future is a terrific program for new writers, and goodness knows, there are few enough of those. It has my heartiest support and unqualified recommendation." -Terry Brooks, Author
"It all started when I won the Writers of the Future Contest. Without them, I can honestly say I would not be where I am today." -Patrick Rothfuss, Author
"A very generous legacy from L. Ron Hubbard a fine, fine fiction writer for the writers of the future". —Anne McCaffrey, Author
"The Writers of the Future Contest has not only provided a place where new writers could break into print for the first time but it also has a record of nurturing and discovering writers who have gone on to make their mark in the science fiction field. Long may it continue!" —Neil Gaiman, Author
“Some of the best SF of the future comes from Writers of the Future.” – David Hartwell Hugo-Award-winning editor
"...the best-selling SF anthology series of all time." —Locus Magazine
"The most enduring forum to showcase new talent in the genre." —Publishers Weekly
With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard.
As a longtime science fiction fan and as an author writing my first scifi novel, I really enjoyed this book.
Although there were only 4 stories that I really enjoyed, they were unique ideas with unexpected ending and I thoroughly enjoyed them.
"L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Vol. 27" is a good read for fans of SF, and new authors, too.
This annual issue of Writers of the Future delivers great Sci-Fi by new authors. The editors never fail to choose amazing short stories from (mostly) unpublished authors, based on... Read morePublished 14 months ago by withspirit
So this is an anthology of short stories. It is actually a contest that the winners actually get published. So to give it five stars is really misleading. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Lincoln Dewey
Great new stories of sci fi. Great forum for new writers. Highly recommend. Love the article on Art by Hubbard.Published on February 17, 2013 by capt367272
This is the first Writers of the Future anthology I've read and I was impressed. Although there were only 4 stories that I really enjoyed, they were unique ideas with unexpected... Read morePublished on May 20, 2012 by Soggie