How to Enter

Entry to the 2018 HG Wells Short Story Competition will be open via online form from early March 2018.

All entries must relate to the theme for this year’s Competition: PEACE.

All entries must be submitted by midnight on Monday 23 July 2018.

Entrants must read the Competition Rules before submitting their story/stories.

Submission & Payment

Will be by online form from early March 2018. It will be possible to attach your story as a PDF or text document to your online entry. Only one entry / story per form: if you wish to enter multiple stories, complete the online form for each story.

Payment of fees, if required, will be by Paypal at the time of submission.


  • Aged over 21 on 23/07/18: £10 per entry (£5 students accompanied with copy of student id)
  • Under 21 on 23/07/18: no entry fee

Please send a separate form for each entry.

HGWSSC is a non-profit making organisation. The entry fees go towards the running costs of the Competition.



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Theme: Peace
Closing date: 23 July 2018
Online entry form available from early March 2018

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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