This is the second time we have published and the book attempts to collect in one volume representative works by most of the writers eligible for this year’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014
M. David Blake’s 2014 Campbellian Anthology is now available for download and has ten writers of the future winners from the past two years. They are: Alisa Alering, David Carani, Tina Gower, Marina J. Lostetter, Chrome Oxide, Shannon Peavey, Christopher Reynaga, Stephen Sottong, Brian Trent and Gerald Warfield.
As the anthology editor stated, "This is the second time we have published and the book attempts to collect in one volume representative works by most of the writers eligible for this year’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. The book contains more than 860,000 words of fiction by 111 authors. The anthology remains available through the end of April 2014 or thirty days after the 2014 Hugo/Campbell ballot is announced (whichever is later). Anyone who obtains this volume within that span is likewise welcome to redistribute it, without modification, as a free download within that span. Once the official distribution ends, all parties are asked to refrain from any further redistribution of the files, although individuals are permitted to keep copies for their own personal reference and enjoyment."
The original web announcement of the release of this volume generated more than 3,500 hits in 90 minutes.
L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest has seen three of its participants win the John W. Campbell in the past: Karen Joy Fowler (1987) went on the become a multiple New York Times bestselling author, Kristine Kathryn Rusch (1990) famous editor and now Writers of the Future contest judge, and Jay Lake (2004) currently one of the most successful short story writing careers in the history of speculative fiction.
For more information on the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest, visit http://writersofthefuture.com.