Limited Demographic: "New" writers only. Note that the definition of "new" writers being used differs from the definition in the contest's published rules. Please contact contest director Joni Labaqui to query about eligibility.
Note: Names should be removed from the manuscirpt to allow blind judging.
The L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest is an ongoing competition designed to discover new and amateur writers of science fiction and fantasy, present certificates of merit when earned and award monetary prizes to the winners. All types of science fiction, fantasy and dark fantasy are welcome.
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There are 337 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
20 min | 93.96 mean avg | 91 median | 349 max days
94.36%(17.92% of rejections are personal)
77 pending responses (0 min | 65 mean avg | 51 median | 213 max days waiting) Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data. We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.