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  1. Grappling with the Unintelligible: Reg Turnill

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    July 9, 2021 by Tim Prater

    As a young journalist, Reg Turnill met most of the prewar political personalities and later became the BBC’s space correspondent …
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  2. Folkestone Book Festival 2021: The Shape of Things to Come

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    April 3, 2021 by Tim Prater

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    Creative Folkestone have announced the return of the Folkestone Book Festival: The Shape of Things to Come. Between Friday 4 …
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  3. HG Wells Short Story Competition: Adult Creative Writing Workshop: Chekhov’s gun

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    March 22, 2021 by Tim Prater

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    On Wednesday 19th and 26th May, the H G Wells Short Story Competition has organised two free online writing workshops for …
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  4. HG Wells Short Story Competition: Junior Creative Writing Workshop: Chekhov’s gun

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    March 22, 2021 by Tim Prater

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    On Wednesday 22nd and 29th May, the H G Wells Short Story Competition has organised two free online writing workshops for …
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  5. HG Wells Short Story Competition 2021: Mask

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    January 13, 2021 by Tim Prater

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    Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of …
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  6. The 2020 HG Wells Short Story Competition Anthology: Vision

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    December 16, 2020 by Tim Prater

    Vision Edited by Liz Joyce & Tony Scofield 2020 232 pages. ISBN 978-0-9955730-7-9. £7.99 Vision contains twenty of the best …
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  7. 2020 HG Wells Short Story Competition Winners

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    November 22, 2020 by Tim Prater

    At the annual Awards Ceremony on the afternoon of Sunday 22nd November, held this year for the first time live …
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  8. The HG Wells Short Story Competition Awards Ceremony 2020

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    November 20, 2020 by Tim Prater

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    This Sunday 22nd November, at noon GMT (12pm UTC +0), is the Award Ceremony of the 2020 HG Wells Short …
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  9. H G Wells Short Story Competition Shortlists 2020

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    September 21, 2020 by Tim Prater

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    We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2020 on the …
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  10. 2017 Grand Prize Shortlisted Story: Louise Rimmer – Traffic

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    September 20, 2020 by Tim Prater


2021

Theme: MASK

Entries for our 2021 Competition closed on Monday 12th July 2021.

Shortlist announcement Tuesday 21st September, Winner to be announced Sunday 21st November.

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

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