"Writers of the Future is a terrific program for new writers, and goodness knows, there are few enough of those. It has my heartiest support and unqualified recommendation."
—Terry Brooks, Author
"A very generous legacy from L. Ron Hubbard—a fine, fine fiction writer—for the writers of the future." —Anne McCaffrey, Author
"Prior to L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest starting, there was no field which enabled the new writer to compete with his peers—other new writers."
—Kevin J. Anderson, Author
"These first-rate stories show incredible variety." —Robert J. Sawyer, Author
"The Writers of the Future Contest has not only provided a place where new writers could break into print for the first time—but it also has a record of nurturing and discovering writers who have gone on to make their mark in the science fiction field. Long may it continue!" —Neil Gaiman, Author
"This collection shows why I'm happy to be a judge for the Writers of the Future Contest—it always finds great stories by the new writers who will be winning Hugo and Nebula Awards a few years from now." —Tim Powers, Author
"...the best-selling SF anthology series of all time." —Locus Magazine