The Sci-Fi and Fantasy of Tomorrow Selected by Masters of Today
26 Award-winning Authors and Illustrators
Get ready to get carried away ... to places no one has ever gone before.
Turn the page ... from dark fantasy to dystopian nightmare, from magical realism to military science, from paranormal urban fantasy to post-apocalyptic power trips ... and beyond.
Take flight on a starship powered by a godlike being, willing to go to any length to know what it is to be human. Delve into the psyche of a scientist who must choose between ambition and compassion while compelled to participate in a secret and sadistic government project. Get lost in the chilling Museum of Modern Warfare, where one woman is about to discover life-changing secrets. Experience the stories that challenge our sense of self--and our sense of the world. And that's just the beginning of your journey....
Discover the mesmerizing power of these new stories, thought-provoking new ideas, brilliant new horizons, and astounding new writers and illustrators--the chosen ones, selected by today's bestselling science fiction and fantasy authors and artists.
3 Bonus Short Stories by
L. Ron Hubbard - Jody Lynn Nye - Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"The Dangerous Dimension" by L. Ron Hubbard: Meek Dr. Henry Mudge has a dramatic personality change after discovering a mathematical equation that transports him to any place in the universe he can think of....
"The Phoenixes' War" by Jody Lynn Nye: When a lover's gift to her king turns out to be a perilous trap, the Phoenixes and their priestess face a test that will decide the fate of two realms....
"Museum of Modern Warfare" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch: When an ambassador is asked to inspect the controversial Museum of Modern Warfare, she discovers life-changing secrets....
Art and Writing Tips by
L. Ron Hubbard - Orson Scott Card - Craig Elliott
"Magic Out of a Hat" by L. Ron Hubbard: From a challenge to write a story inspired by a completely uninspiring wastebasket, Ron provides timeless insight on generating a solid story idea and also reveals a bit of the effusive spirit that he brought to the magic of writing.
"On Magic Out of a Hat" by Orson Scott Card: Card discusses and expands upon Hubbard's article breaking down the techniques Ron used to create a story from a simple object. Card also explores the history of memorable speculative fiction and what makes it great.
"The Rewards of Imagination" by Craig Elliott: In addition to his fine-art work, Craig has had a hand in designing many of today's most popular animated films. Here Craig expounds on the value and need for creative artists and their impact on our society.
About the Author
Avec plus de deux cents millions d'ouvrages en circulation et des dizaines de best-sellers internationaux, L. Ron Hubbard a lancé un mouvement s'étendant sur tous les continents. Au total, ces ouvrages comportent quelque 5000 écrits et 3000 conférences enregistrées, et en tant que tels, ils représentent la description la plus complète du mental et de l'esprit humain. Ses percées ont aidé des millions de personnes à mener une vie plus réussie et heureuse.
Orson Scott Card, the author of the New York Times bestseller Ender's Game, has won several Hugo and Nebula awards for his works of speculative fiction. His Ender novels are widely read by adults and younger readers and are increasingly used in schools. Besides these and other science fiction novels, Card writes contemporary fantasy, American-frontier fantasy, biblical novels, poetry, plays, and scripts.
Jody Lynn Nye is known for her numerous works of science fiction and fantasy include An Unexpected Apprentice and its sequel, A Forthcoming Wizard, Applied Mythology, Advanced Mythology, and others. She has collaborated with New York Times best-selling author Anne McCaffrey on The Death of Sleep, The Ship Who Won, Doona and other novels, and with another New York Times best-selling author, Robert Asprin, in his "Myth" series.
Elizabeth Chatsworth is a British author and actor based in Connecticut. She loves to write of rogues, rebels, and renegades across time and space. She is a Writers of The Future winner, a Golden Heart finalist, a Pitch Wars alumna, and a member of the SFWA. She's the author of THE BRASS QUEEN (January 2021), an award-winning fantasy set in an alternate Victorian age. When she's not writing, Elizabeth works as a voice-over actor. There's a rumor she possesses the world's best scone recipe. Contact her at www.elizabethchatsworth.com to see if it's true.
David Farland is the pseudonym of Dave Wolverton, an American author of fantasy fiction who lives in Utah with his wife and five children. He was a budding author during his college years but came to prominence when he won the Writers of the Future L. Ron Hubbard Gold Award for On My Way to Paradise in 1987. He has achieved much renown in the science fiction field, but fans may know him best as the author of Star Wars novels; The Courtship of Princess Leia was met with acclaim from critics and readers alike and became a New York Times bestselling novel.
Jennifer Bruce holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of San Diego and a master of arts degree from Vanderbilt University. She is a teacher at H.B. Williams Elementary School in White House, Tennessee. Bruce is currently in the process of completing the EdD program in curriculum and instruction at Carson Newman University. Tena Lee is an award-winning journalist who has covered Hendersonville and the surrounding area for more than twenty years. She currently writes for the Hendersonville Standard and previously reported for the Hendersonville Star News and the Tennessean, covering Sumner County. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.