Tag Archives: writers of the future

Edge of the World

I received a copy of this book a few years back at the Writers of the Future workshop. Kevin gave each writer there a signed copy. Though I was curious to check this original fantasy series out, I’ve had a bunch of ‘research writing’ to finish over the past few years (seriously, I’m that book-logged). […]

Illustrators of the Future 26

The winning art for Volume 26 of the Writers & Illustrators of the Future contest, is now available for viewing at the Writers of the Future website. One of the coolest aspects of winning the Writers of the Future contest was that each winning story received an illustration by one of the illustrators who had […]

New review for Digital Rights

‘Digital Rights’ my Writers of the Future winning story just received a new review today. “Digital Rights kept me interested. I was hooked right away, and I didn’t stop reading until I finished, despite its being fairly long for a short story at 12K words. There are a number of really good things about the […]

Read This: Digital Rights by Brent Knowles (Writers of the Future Winning Story)

The Assistant responsible for the primary thruster arrangement killed itself just ten days after Izzy arrived on the solar station. The panicked chatter of the other Assistants prevented them from continuing with their own duties. Horror, speculation, and worse of all, wonder, flowed across the station’s network. Izzy had to stop it. And it was […]

Things You Might Not Know

For those of you who are interested in such things I thought it might be worthwhile to list a variety of facts about me. Some true, some not so much. TRUE FACTS I write short stories and novels I won first place in the third quarter of the Writers of the Future Contest (2009) for […]

Signing Stuff

One of the fun experiences we had at the Writers of the Future event last year was to sign books. Several authors gave us tips on how to write good inscriptions. Nina Kiriki Hoffman was especially helpful, spending time with me at the bbq and giving me advice on writing something memorable. I won’t reveal […]

Stories and Amazon Sales

So something strange happened this week… one of my stories was priced ‘free’ on Amazon (I mentioned it briefly last post). So far my publishing short story reprints to Amazon… Smashwords… AnthologyBuilder has been mostly an experiment in ePublishing, testing the waters so to speak. Sales have been far from brisk :) But with ‘The […]

Interview with me has gone live at Blogcritics

If you are absolutely dying to know more about me I recently did an interview over at Blogcritics. http://blogcritics.org/scitech/article/an-interview-with-brent-knowles-writer/ I have to admit being called an emperor does good things for my ego.

Rich Horton – Writers of the Future XXVI Mention

Reviewer Rich Horton has posted an entry on his blog about Writers of the Future XXVI. His blog, ‘The Elephant Forgets‘ has summaries of most sci-fi/fantasy magazines and anthologies. These are short summaries so he does not go into full detail on any individual stories but as a writer it is always nice to know […]

‘Digital Rights’ – AnthologyBuilder

My Writers of the Future winning story ‘Digital Rights’ is now available at AnthologyBuilder. So there are now four places to read this story! I really am making this as convenient for you as possible. – In Writers of the Future XXVI – On the Kindle – On a variety of eBook devices through Smashwords […]