H.G.Wells Short Story Competition
To all aspiring writers,
We would like to invite you to enter a short story in our annual competition. This is for stories between 2000 and 5000 words long, with a broad theme of The Sea.
These can be in any genre and we would welcome a handwritten copy in addition to a typed copy. Handwriting is not obligatory but will be worth 10% of the scoring. The deadline for entry is 22nd July 2012 and we will be announcing the winners Prizes
There are two cash prizes
The Turnill Prize of £1000 will be awarded to the winning entry from authors aged 25 and under.
The Grand Prize of £250 will be awarded to the winning entry for authors aged 26 and over.
Twenty shortlisted stories (ten for each category)will be published on an anthology.Rules and Regulations
Entries must be entirely your own work and never previously published or broadcast, online or offline. We take plagiarism very seriously.
Please submit each entry, typed in double-spaced on A4 paper with page numbers. Also, include a handwritten version of your story.
Entries should be submitted anonymously, accompanied by an entry form with all your details (download from http://www.wellsfestival.com
) Entry fees
Donations of £5 per adult entry (not compulsory).
Free for under-26 y.o.
Cheques payable to HGWells Festival.
Please send your entry (or entries!) to
2 Pelham Gardens
Folkestone CT20 2LE
Any enquires please contact Rosie Unsworth on 01303264749 or email on [email protected]