1. HG Wells Short Story Competition 2017

    February 15, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young, the prestigious HG Wells Short Story Competition offers generous Senior and Junior prizes and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published anthology.

  2. Free Creative Writing Workshop – 27 May

    April 6, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    There will be a supplementary free creative writing / short story writing workshop on Saturday 20 May 10 to 12 noon at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL.

    If you would like to attend, please contact Barbara Pybus on barbara.pybus21@googlemail.com.

  3. Free Creative Writing Workshop – Saturday 6th May

    April 3, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    There will be a free creative writing / short story writing workshop on Saturday 6 May 10 to 12 noon at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL.

    This session is currently full unless people drop out, but if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please contact Barbara Pybus on barbara.pybus21@googlemail.com.

  4. HG Wells Prize Shortlisted Author Catherine releases “Strange Roof”

    March 21, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    Finishing Line Press are proud to announce the publication of Strange Roof by Catherine Higgins-Moore. This is the latest installment of the New Women’s Voices Series.

  5. Special Commendation Award 2016 Winner: Alice Sargent – Not Enough Space in this World

    February 17, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    As soon as I step into the kitchen, I can see that something tragic has happened. Something that will change us forever. Mother sits, hunched, at the table; her face is frozen in a grotesque contortion, her lips pressed together so that they are barely visible, her eyes dull with anguish, her nose and cheeks scrunched up as though she is in agony.

  6. The Grand Prize 2016 Winner: Anne Petrie – Space Wars

    February 17, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    “Rules are there for a reason,” Eric said, for probably the twentieth time that evening. “When I was assistant manager at the bank, there were rules. Everyone had to keep the rules because otherwise it would have been chaos. The same principle applies here.” He put his pipe back in his mouth and leant back, arms folded across his waistcoat.

  7. The Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize 2016 Winner: Holly Cartwright – The Fallow Sons of a Failed Astronaut

    February 17, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    Father tells us that during the day the sky is merely a leafy branch which shades us from the heat of the sun but at night it is a window to outer space.

H.G. Wells Short Story Competition

2017

Theme: Light
Closing date: 16 July 2017
Submit: hgwstory@gmail.com

For further information, please read the rules and FAQs below. If you cannot find the answer to your query there, you can email hgwellscompetition@gmail.com