Saturday, January 10, 2009

Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest

William Ledbetter announced that the third annual Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest, sponsored by Baen Books and the National Space Society, is open to submissions through April 1, 2008.

The contest is looking for stories about Moon bases, Mars colonies, orbital habitats, space elevators, asteroid mining, artificial intelligence, nano-technology, realistic spacecraft, heroics, danger, sacrifice, and adventure. The stories will be judged by Hank Davis, Eric Flint, and Mike Resnick. The winner will receive several prizes, including being published in a future issue of Jim Baen's Universe.

For complete details and contest rules, please see the website of William Ledbetter, contest administrator.

Pictured above: Noted science fiction publisher and editor Jim Baen, who died in June 2006.

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