L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest invites short stories, novellas, and prose for the fourth quarter of the story writing competition. The Writer of the Future Contest holds a strong influence over the Science Fiction and Fantasy community in literature. Hence, it is the time for new and upcoming writers to shine, as the masters of the genre will judge their works. Further, the award itself will cover a reach of millions of audience.
The L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contests have left an indelible mark on the fields of science fiction and fantasy. With more than three decades of developing new professional writers, the impact that the Contests have had on the field is impossible to measure.
The Writer contest accepts submission four times a year from October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1. In each quarter three winners are pronounced who will receive a cash prize as well as recognization. Further, at the end of the fourth quarter, the Writers of the Future announces an overall winner of the year, also considering the submissions from previous quarters.
The quarterly competition of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future nominates three winners. The first prize winner will receive a cash reward of $1,000. Likewise, the second and third prize winners will each receive $750 and $500.
The overall winner from the four quarters of the Writers of the Future competition will receive L. Ron Hubbard Golden Pen Award and an additional $5000 cash prize.
Entrants do not require to pay a submission fee. Moreover, entrants from countries all over the world are eligible to participate in the Short Story competition. However, they must abide by the following rules:
In order to submit a short story/prose, the authors can follow one of the two options. They can submit the soft copy version directly through the online portal. As well as, L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest also accepts hard copies. In order to submit a hard copy, the author must mail their submission by post to:
L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest
7051 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90028
Authors, however, should note that, in order to submit the hard copies, they must abide by the hard copy submission rules of Writers of the Future Contest.
The deadline for the fourth quarter of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest is on 30 September 2019.