The H G Wells Short Story Competition are delighted to present a free PDF collection of the three award winning stories from our 2017 competition, “Venus Rising”, “When the Call Comes” and “Alone into the Alone”.
We are very pleased to announce that the Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize of £1000 was won by Hazel Atkinson …
We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2017. We have …
The H G Wells Short Story Competition Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 19 November at The Grand, Folkestone. …
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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.
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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.
“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.
The Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize 2016 Winner: Holly Cartwright – The Fallow Sons of a Failed Astronaut
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.