Writers of the Future Volume 25 by K.D. Wentworth
(L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future)

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Embark on Voyages of Imagination and Wonder. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future—celebrating 25 years of showcasing the best new talent. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "Some of the best Sci Fi of the future comes from Writers of the Future and you can find it in this book." —David Hartwell, Editor

Includes essays written by professionals of the craft: L. Ron Hubbard, Robert Silverberg & Ron Lindahn
 

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L. Ron Hubbard was born in Tilden, Nebraska on March 13, 1911. He attended George Washington University and Princeton University. He began his career as a writer for pulp magazines and later as a science fiction writer. His science fiction works include the Buckskin Brigades, Final Blackout, Fear, The Kingslayer, and Black Towers to Danger. His book, Dianetics, was published in 1950. He spent the next 30 years devoting himself to the development of Dianetics and Scientology. In 1954, he founded the Church of Scientology. In the 1980s, he published his final fiction works Battlefield Earth and the Mission Earth series, which won the Cosmos 2000 Award from French readers and the Nova Science Fiction Award from Italy's Perseo Libri. He died on January 24, 1986.
 
Published September 15, 2009 by Galaxy Press. 650 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The 28th installment of this venerable anthology series collects the 13 winners of the Writers of the Future contest for 2011, drawing from the ranks of new authors and artists.

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In Erin Cashier's compelling post-apocalyptic tale ""Cruciger,"" 30 WC Planet Builder Duxa, an intelligent spacecraft, undertakes a mission to recreate humanity on a terra-formed world after a plague destroys nearly all human life on Earth.

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While unique in their own right, several of the remaining tales were clearly influenced by SF and fantasy classics: "Ten Gallons a Whore," a tale of a man who visits a western Wasteland and trades his precious supply of water to rescue a female slave, is reminiscent of Stephen King's The Gunslinger;

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