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The Consequences of Fear

The Consequences of Fear
  • Author(s): Jacqueline Winspear
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1941

London, September 1941. Freddie Hackett, a message runner for a government office, witnesses an argument that ends in murder. Hiding in the doorway of a bombed-out house, Freddie waits until the coast is clear. But when he arrives at...

The Consequences of Love

The Consequences of Love
  • Author(s): Sulaiman Addonia
  • Location(s): Saudi Arabia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1998 - 2000

A Romeo and Juliet story set against the strict Muslim laws of Saudi Arabia, Sulaiman Addonia’s astonishing debut novel is a sensuous and intensely wrought story of a young immigrant and a girl behind a veil who defy law...

The Consequences of Love

The Consequences of Love
  • Author(s): Gavanndra Hodge
  • Location(s): Tunisia, London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1990s and now

Seven-year-old Gavanndra Hodge’s life is a precarious place. Her father is a hairdresser and drug dealer to Chelsea’s most decadent inhabitants; her mother an alcoholic ex-model. So, it is up to Gavanndra to keep her little sister Candy safe....

The Consortium

The Consortium
  • Author(s): Nicola Clifford
  • Location(s): Mid Wales
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): contemporary

One morning after an illegal rave in a Welsh valley, a hill farmer finds a young woman’s body… Reporter Stacey Logan has been investigating the party scene, and when it is established the girl died after taking drugs, she...

The Continuity Girl

The Continuity Girl
  • Author(s): Patrick Kincaid
  • Location(s): Scottish Highlands
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): 1969, 2014

1969. Hollywood descends on a tiny Scottish village for the making of Billy Wilder’s most ambitious picture yet: a sprawling epic detailing The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. But the formidable director and his crew soon come into conflict...

The Contract

The Contract
  • Author(s): Dwight Kopp
  • Location(s): Zambia (Northern Rhodesia)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Zimbabwe’s dictator exploits critical faults in the decaying infrastructure of his own country. Evil reigns unchecked and greed has no limit. But the blood-soaked grass, empty shelves, and unmarked graves birth a new era of African resistance. When political...

The Cookbook Collector

The Cookbook Collector
  • Author(s): Allegra Goodman
  • Location(s): San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 20th century, early 21st century

At the turn of the last century, two sisters are following very different paths. Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is a CEO of an internet start-up; twenty-three-year-old Jess is a grad student in philosophy, a vegan who rejects the rampant capitalism that...

The Copenhagen Affair

The Copenhagen Affair
  • Author(s): Amulya Malladi
  • Location(s): Copenhagen
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Set in the capital city of the world’s happiest country, a comedy of manners about depression, the pressures of marriage, and the possibility of falling in love again, from the bestselling author of A House for Happy Mothers. Sanya...

The Cornish Coast Murder

The Cornish Coast Murder
  • Author(s): John Bude
  • Location(s): Cornwall
  • Genre(s): Crime, Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1930s (Golden Age)

The Cornish Escape

The Cornish Escape
  • Author(s): Lily Graham
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern looking back to early 20th century

Get swept away along the beautiful Cornish coast, where a love story in a long forgotten diary has the power to change one woman’s life forever. Victoria Langley’s world crumbles when her husband leaves, but she knows exactly where...

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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