Creative writing competition: HG Wells Short Story Competition 2020


03 March 2020
This year's theme is 'Vision'

The competition is for original, unpublished short stories between 1,500 and 5,000 words on the theme.

There are two prize categories. The £1,000 Margaret and Reg Turnhill Prize is for writers under 21. The Grand Prize for writers over 21 is £500. Winners and runners up will be published in an anthology.

There is no entry fee for writers under 21. In the over-21s category, the entry fee is £10 per story, and £5 for students.

The closing date is 6 July.

For full details see the website.

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