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Cold Earth

Cold Earth

Author(s): Sarah Moss

Location(s): Greenland

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern



Six archaeologists are digging in Greenland when a killer swine flue sweeps the globe, leaving them isolated. They batten down in the Norse farmstead where they are excavating, scare themselves and write home to anyone who might be left alive.

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What is going on – are they going mad – the ending isn’t quite what I had hoped but it is a good debut novel. – Sarah Spence

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021