Dungeons and Dragons Artist Larry Elmore Named as a Judge for the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest

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Worldwide Illustrators Contest that Launches Careers of New Speculative Fiction Illustrators Brings Another Legend on Board to Judge

Writers Of The Future

Writers Of The Future

I'd be delighted to be a judge. This is a worthy cause.

Dungeons and Dragons principal artist has been named as a judge in the highly acclaimed L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest, it was announced by Author Services, Inc., the literary agency and administrator of the contest.

Now in its 29th year, the Writers of the Future Contest awards annual cash prizes totaling $30,000 for writers and illustrators of never-before-published works of science fiction and fantasy. It includes annual publication of the year’s winning stories and illustrations in the anthology titled L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future. (Galaxy Press). The contest to date has launched the careers of eleven New York Times bestselling authors and the careers of dozens of illustrators.

When approached to be a judge for the contest, Larry said, "I'd be delighted to be a judge. This is a worthy cause." Larry will judge for the grand prize illustration each year.

And so he is warmly welcomed into the ranks of current and former contest judges for Illustrators of the Future that include other notable illustrators such as Dave Dorman, Bob Eggleton, Stephen Hickman, Stephan Martiniere, Gary Meyer, Cliff Nielsen and Shaun Tan to name a few. Past judges who have passed away include the legendary Frank Frazetta, Frank Kelly Freas, Edd Cartier, Leo Dillon, H.R. Van Gongen, Paul Lehr, Moebius and Alex Schomburg.

The Writers of the Future Contest was established by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983 to discover and provide talented new and aspiring writers and illustrators of science fiction and fantasy a chance to have their work seen and acknowledged.

For more information about the Contest, go to http://www.writersofthefuture.com.

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