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Big Sur

Big Sur
  • Author(s): Jack Kerouac
  • Location(s): Big Sur
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Second half 20th Century

In 1960 Jack Kerouac was near breaking point. Driven mad by constant press attention in the wake of the publication of On the Road, he needed to ‘get away to solitude again or die’, so he withdrew to a cabin...

Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch

Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch
  • Author(s): Henry Miller
  • Location(s): Big Sur
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Mid 20th Century

This book recounts Miller’s life in Big Sur, and is a perfect rendition of time and place. The quality of writing is tremendous, and the passion for the area really comes through in the writing.

Love, Lies & A Bleu Christmas

Love, Lies & A Bleu Christmas
  • Author(s): Rebecca Rohman
  • Location(s): Paris, Big Sur, Salzburg, San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Present Day

When Bleu Resorts owner, Jada Kole decided it would be a good idea to keep a secret from her husband, it never once occurred to her that he might have an even more stunning secret than hers. The last...

Love, Lies & The D.A.

Love, Lies & The D.A.
  • Author(s): Rebecca Rohman
  • Location(s): Patagonia, Big Sur, Lake Tahoe, Montana, San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Present Day

Jada McLean is about to get married in nine days when she walks in on her fiancé in a little more than a compromising position. Days later, she’s on a trip that she intends to be relaxing and a...

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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