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To Retribution

To Retribution
  • Author(s): F J Curlew
  • Location(s): Cornwall, London, The Scottish Borders
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2020's

The military is in control. Tight control. Media is censored, movement restricted. There are re-education camps for trouble makers, repatriation camps for non-nationals. Jake, Brian and Suze, three idealistic young journalists, are used to hiding as they try to...

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To See Clearly: Why Ruskin Matters

To See Clearly: Why Ruskin Matters
  • Author(s): Suzanne Fagence Cooper
  • Location(s): Europe
  • Genre(s): Biography
  • Era(s): 19th Century

John Ruskin – born 200 years ago, in February 1819 – was the greatest critic of his age: a critic not only of art and architecture but of society and life. But his writings – on beauty and truth,...

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To the Brink

To the Brink
  • Author(s): Cindy Gerard
  • Location(s): The Philippines
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Romance
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Working on highly sensitive diplomatic affairs, Darcy Prescott is a natural target for terrorist kidnappers. But when she’s mysteriously plucked off a street in Manila one sultry night, Darcy’s disappearance isn’t what it seems… The moment Special Forces soldier...

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To the Edge of the Sky

To the Edge of the Sky
  • Author(s): Anhua Gao
  • Location(s): China
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 20th century

Anhua Gao’s parents were hailed as revolutionary heroes. In her early years she knew love and support and grew up in a privileged world. But when they both tragically died, all she was left with was her parent’s fading...

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To The End of the Land

To The End of the Land
  • Author(s): David Grossman
  • Location(s): Israel
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Ora, a middle-aged Israeli mother, is about to celebrate her son Ofer’s release from army service when he returns to the front for a major offensive. Instead of waiting at home for the ‘notifiers’ who could arrive at any...

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To the Lake

To the Lake
  • Author(s): Kapka Kassabova
  • Location(s): Albania, Greece, Macedonia
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Present looking back

Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa. Two vast lakes joined by underground rivers. Two lakes that seem to hold both the turbulent memories of the region’s past, and the secret of its enduring allure. Two lakes that have played a...

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To the Last City

To the Last City
  • Author(s): Colin Thubron
  • Location(s): Peru
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2000s

To the Last City is set deep in the Peruvian Andes, where five ill-prepared travellers – men and women with different values, temperaments and motives – find themselves trekking through one of the most exacting and beautiful regions on...

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To the Moon and Timbuktu: A Trek through the Heart of Africa

To the Moon and Timbuktu: A Trek through the Heart of Africa
  • Author(s): Nina Sovich
  • Location(s): Mali, Mauritania, Niger
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Nina Sovich had always yearned for adventures in faraway places; she imagined herself leading the life of a solitary traveler. Yet at the age of thirty-four, she found herself married and contemplating motherhood. Catching her reflection in a window...

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To the Nines

To the Nines
  • Author(s): Janet Evanovich
  • Location(s): New Jersey, Trenton
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Stephanie Plum’s got rent to pay, people shooting at her, and psychos wanting her dead every day of the week (much to the dismay of her mother, her family, the men in her life, the guy who slices meat...

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To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey through West Africa

To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey through West Africa
  • Author(s): Rick Antonson
  • Location(s): Mali, Timbuktu
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Timbuktu: the African city known to legend as a land of scholars, splendor and mystery, a golden age in the Sahara Desert. But to many it is a vaguely recognizable name – a flippant tag for “the most remote...

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

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020