2019 Competition – Students over 21

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January 30, 2019 by Stewart Christie


Students who are 22 or over on 8th July 2019 can enter the HG Wells Short Story Competition “Grand Prize” for £5. The winning story will win a prize of £250. All short-listed stories will be professionally published in a quality, paperback anthology.

  • Stories have to be between 1,500 and 5,000 words, not previously published and on the subject of “Time”.
  • To enter, press “Enter” below, complete your details and upload a copy of your story with your entry – we can accept stories in PDF (.pdf), Word (.docx), and Text (.rtf) formats. DO NOT have your name or address ANYWHERE in your uploaded document
  • You can enter more than one story, but please complete a separate form for each entry.
  • By entering the competition and providing your details, you are consenting to us contacting you by email, post or phone about the 2019 competition.
  • You will need to give details of your student ID as part of your entry to get the discount rate of £5. If you do not have such student ID, you can enter the adult competition at the full rate of £10.
  • Payment of £5 via PayPal or debit / credit card will be required as part of your entry. Entries without payment will be disqualified.

Check the full competition rules before entering.

Entry category: 2019-STUDENT Category:
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Theme: Time

Competition closes Monday 8th July 2019. Enter here.

Shortlist to be announced Saturday 21st September, winner announced Sunday 24th 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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