Due Date: September 30,2019
Applications are open for the L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest for Quarter 4 2019 The Contest is a possibility for new authors of sci-fi and dream to have their work assessed by a few of the masters in the field and discovered by a broad audience.
The L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests have really left a long-lasting mark on the fields of sci-fi and dream. With more than 3 years of developing new professional authors and more than a quarter century of cultivating new professional illustrators, the impact that the 2 Contests have really had on the field is hard to identify. The Contest was formed for a function beyond simply offering awards– it was prepared to help cultivate the next generation of master authors. Budrys developed a premium workshop to accompany the awards occasion.
There will be 3 cash prize in each quarter:.
Extremely Very first Reward: $1,000
Second Reward: $750
3rd Reward: $500
In addition, at the end of the year the leading location winners will have their entries assessed by a panel of judges, and a Grand Reward winner will be determined and get an additional $5,000 All winners will similarly get rewards.
Open simply to those who have really not skillfully launched a special or short book, or more than one novelette, or more than 3 stories, in any medium. Professional publication is thought about to be payment of a minimum of 8 cents per word, and a minimum of 5,000 copies, or 5,000 strikes.
All entries require to be preliminary works by the entrant, in English. Plagiarism, that consists of using third-party poetry, tune lyrics, characters or another person’s universe, without made up approval, will result in disqualification. Severe violence or sex, determined by the judges, will result in disqualification. Entries may not have really been previously launched in skilled media.
Entries require to be works of prose, roughly 17,000 words in length. They regret they can dismiss poetry, or works prepared for kids.
Entries sent out in paper copy need to be typewritten or a computer system paper copy in black ink on white paper, printed simply on the front of the paper, double-spaced, with numbered pages. All other formats will be disqualified. Each entry needs to have a cover page with the title of the work, the author’s legal name, a pen name if suitable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and an approximate word count. Every subsequent page needs to bring the title and a page number, nevertheless the author’s name requirement to be eliminated to aid with affordable, personal assessing. Entries sent out digitally require to be double-spaced and require to include the title and page number on each page, nevertheless not the author’s name. Electronic submissions will separately include the author’s legal name, pen name if suitable, address, telephone number, e-mail address and approximate word count.
Entries can be sent physically or digitally. Click this link to send your entry online.
To send your entry in paper copy, mail it to: L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest7051 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, California90028
To learn more, see L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future.