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L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future 19 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future #19)

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Introduction · Algis Budrys
Numbers · Joel Best
Trust Is a Child · Matthew Candelaria
A Boy and His Bicycle · Carl Frederick
Suspense · L. Ron Hubbard
A Few Days North of Vienna · Brandon Butler
A Ship That Bends · Luc Reid
Bury My Heart at the Garrick · Steve Savile
A Silky Touch to No Man · Robert J. Defendi
To the Illustrators of the Future · Will Eisner
Dark Harvest · Geoffrey G
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Published October 1st 2002 by Turtleback Books
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Nicholas Whyte
http://nhw.livejournal.com/951916.html[return][return]I bought this way back when Jay Lake's story "Into the Gardens of Sweet Night" got its well-deserved Hugo nomination a couple of years ago, but have only now got around to reading the rest of the fourteen pieces of short fiction in the book, all of which are given a single illustration by an up-and-coming artist. Lake's is the jewel of the collection, and several others show promise though there was none that quite grabbed me in the same way. ...more
Catherine Fitzsimmons
I picked up this past compilation of winners of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest for unpublished authors at a used book sale a few months ago, since I was just sending in an entry for that contest myself and it was on my mind. It is a collection of longer scifi/fantasy short stories – the shortest I figure is a little under 4,000 words, the rest are around 20 pages or more.

It’s a difficult book to review quickly, in that regard, but certainly I can say that I enjoyed this. I have
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Adam
2.5 stars. There were some decent stories here, but more misses than hits. I guess I've been spoiled by collections of classic stories.
Chris Riley
Ian Keane's "Walking Rain" was good.
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Algis Budrys was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic. He was also known under the pen names "Frank Mason", "Alger Rome", "John A. Sentry", "William Scarff", "Paul Janvier", and "Sam & Janet Argo".

Called "AJ" by friends, Budrys was born Algirdas Jonas Budrys in Königsberg in East Prussia. He was the son of the consul general of the Lithuanian government, (the pre-Wo
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