Writers of the Future Volume 22


Writers of the Future Volume 22


12 Award-winning short stories including articles about the craft and business of writing and illustrating by L. Ron Hubbard, Algis Budrys, Orson Scott Card and Robert J. Sawyer.


Writers of the Future Volume 22


You lost the Death Man Game but then decided you still wanted to live.

To find out who God really is, you become a God Hunter.

How do you know if your god is speaking to you?


You could travel into other galaxies through a wormhole, but you might not come back alone.…

You love your wife—only she has been dead since she was an infant.

What if your religion protected your kind but condemned everyone else?


What if there existed a group whose total purpose was to ensure a perfect world, by controlling events going back through time?

How many times must you go back and relive the past to undo a terrible mistake?

Could black magic be the answer when all else fails?

These are just some of the adventures that await…


Introduction by Algis Budrys
The Sword from the Sea by Blake Hutchins, Illustrated by Nathan Taylor
Broken Stones by Judith Tabron, Illustrated by Alex Y. Torres
Advice to the Word-Weary by L. Ron Hubbard
Games on the Children’s Ward by Michail Velichansky, Illustrated by Miguel Rojas
Evolution’s End by by Lee Beavington, Illustrated by Melanie Tregonning
The Red Envelope by David Sakmyster, Illustrated by Laura Jennings
Art is a Journey by Bob Eggleton
Schroedinger’s Hummingbird by Diana Rowland, Illustrated by Daniel Harris
On the Mount by David John Baker, Illustrated by Tamara Streeter
Eight Things New Writers Need to Know by Robert J. Sawyer
Life on the Voodoo Driving Range by Brandon Sigrist, Illustrated by Katherine Hallberg
At the Gate of God by Joseph Jordan, Illustrated by Eldar Zakirov
Are We at the End of Science Fiction by Orson Scott Card
Balancer by Richard Kerslake, Illustrated by James T. Schmidt
The Bone Fisher’s Apprentice by Sarah Totton, Illustrated by Kim Feigenbaum
Tongues by Brian Rappatta, Illustrated by Ozzie Rodriguez

ISBN: 978-1-59212-345-2
Price: $7.99
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 493