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L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest

The L. Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest is an ongoing merit competition for new and amateur aspiring writers. Run on a quarterly basis, an eligible entry is any previously unpublished short story or novelette (under 17,000 words) of science fiction or fantasy.


Three prizes are awarded each quarter: 1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place $750, 3rd Place $500. The four 1st Place stories undergo a separate judging process each year to determine the Grand Prize winner of $4,000. There is a limit of one entry per entrant per quarter, entrants retain all rights in their stories, no entry fee is required, and all judging is by professional writers only. Hard copy guidelines are strongly recommended and are obtainable by sending an SASE to the Contest address or submitting full name and mailing address via email.

The quarterly deadlines are December 31st, March 31st, June 30th and September 30th each year. Send entries to:
L. Ron Hubbard'S
Writers of the Future Contest
P.O. Box 1630
Los Angeles, CA 90078

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