Folkestone H G Wells Short Story Competition Writing Workshop 2018


April 9, 2018 by Tim Prater

On Saturday 9th June, the H G Wells Short Story Competition have organised a writing workshop in Folkestone for aspiring writers of all ages led by Canterbury based author and lecturer Danny Rhodes.

Danny Rhodes grew up in Grantham, Lincolnshire before moving to Kent in 1994 to attend University in Canterbury.

He had a number of short stories published as well as three novels “Asboville” (a Waterstones Booksellers Paperback of the Year), “Soldier Boy”, and “Fan”.

He continues to write short stories in a variety of genres, particularly Horror. He is a member of the British Fantasy Society and The Horror Writers Association and lectures in creative writing at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Tickets are free for those 21 and under, and £4 plus Eventbrite fees for those older than 21.

This workshop will be held at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone and booking in advance is required, and you can do so online at


Theme: Motion

Entries for our 2023 Competition are now open.

Deadline for entries is Monday 10th July (11pm BST). Shortlist announcement Thursday 21st September. Winners to be announced Sunday 19th November.

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

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