Authors from International Writers Contest Keep The Sale of New Stories Coming At An All-Time High Pace

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Winners in L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest Bring In Record Number of Story Sales in a Single Day

We teach them how to promote themselves during the workshop, so this is no surprise to me. The success of contest winners has definitely hit a pace never seen before.

In a single day, the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest received news from 4 winners of previous years that a total of 6 of their stories had been sold, contest organizers announced. "This is the most good news in one day that the contest has ever received," said Joni Labaqui, contest director.

David D. Levine who won the contest in 2001 and has since gone on to win the Hugo award and dozens of other awards wrote in, " I have a novelette, "Liaisons Galantes: A Scientific Romance," coming out in Beneath Ceaseless Skies soon, tentatively in November. Also short story "Letter to the Editor" in anthology The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination, edited by John Joseph Adams, scheduled for February 19, 2013." Jacob Boyd - winner in 2012 announced, "I have a story coming out in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine (ASIM) at the end of September or beginning of October. The story is titled "Angel Air."

Patty Jansen, winner from 2011 told us, "I have sold another story to Analog, but don’t know when that will be out. I also have a novella coming out in Giganotosaurus in February.
Brad Torgersen, winner in 2010 said, "My novelette “The Exchange Officers” is coming in the January/February issue of Analog". He has had a multitude of stories published there and has one in the current issue.

Contest Director Joni Labaqui stated, "We teach them how to promote themselves during the workshop, so this is no surprise to me. The success of contest winners has definitely hit a pace never seen before. We are looking at a dozen sales a week of everything from flash fiction, to short stories, novelettes and novels."

About The Writers of the Future

As it is free-to-enter, L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future, now in its 29th year enjoys amazing success with thousands of entrants yearly. Created by best-selling author L. Ron Hubbard, the contest has to date launched the careers of 11 New York Times bestselling authors.

To learn more, including details on how to enter the contests, visit the website at http://www.writersofthefuture.com

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