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Creatures of the Pool

Creatures of the Pool

Author(s): Ramsey Campbell

Location(s): Liverpool

Genre(s): Horror

Era(s): Modern



Gavin Meadows’ is a tour guide in Liverpool, and enjoys taking his tourist clientele through the darker sides of his home town. His life, however, is thrown off kilter when his Father disappears without a trace – shortly after his Father had shared some research ideas with him. Ancient secrets of mystery abound below the terrain of Liverpool. His Mother, too, disappears Gavin is forced to explore territories that may contain dark evil…..

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A fine horror writer! Great historical detail of the city add a real depth to this gripping horror story. N Gilchrist

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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