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V for Victory

V for Victory
  • Author(s): Lissa Evans
  • Location(s): Hampstead
  • Genre(s): Cli-fi, Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WW2

It’s late 1944. Hitler’s rockets are slamming down on London with vicious regularity and it’s the coldest winter in living memory. Allied victory is on its way, but it’s bloody well dragging its feet. In a large house next...

V2

V2
  • Author(s): Robert Harris
  • Location(s): Europe
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1944

The first rocket will take five minutes to hit London. You have six minutes to stop the second. Rudi Graf has dreamt since childhood of sending a rocket to the moon. Instead, along with his friend Werner von Braun,...

Vacant Possession

Vacant Possession
  • Author(s): Hilary Mantel
  • Location(s): England
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Wolf Hall’, a savagely funny tale that revisits the characters from the much-loved ‘Every Day is Mother’s Day’. Muriel Axon is about to re-enter the lives of Colin Sidney, hapless husband, father...

Vacationland

Vacationland
  • Author(s): Sarah Stonich
  • Location(s): Minnesota
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Short Stories
  • Era(s): Contemporary

On a lake in northernmost Minnesota, you might find Naledi Lodge – only two cabins still standing, its pathways now trodden mostly by memories. And there you might meet Meg, or the ghost of the girl she was, growing...

Vagablonde

Vagablonde
  • Author(s): Anna Dorn
  • Location(s): Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Prue is a 30-year-old attorney who wants two things, the first is to live without psychotropic medication, and the second is to experience success as a rap artist. Her life is good on paper: she has an easy government...

Vagabonding

Vagabonding
  • Author(s): Rolf Potts
  • Location(s): World
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life—from six weeks to four months to two years—to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent...

Valentine

Valentine
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Wetmore
  • Location(s): Odessa, Texas
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

‘Mercy is hard in a place like this. I wished him dead before I ever saw his face…’ Mary Rose Whitehead isn’t looking for trouble – but when it shows up at her front door, she finds she can’t...

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers
  • Author(s): Chris Collins
  • Location(s): India
  • Genre(s): Novella

Valley of Flowers is a short novel that fights to move, entertain and enlighten. The story opens in the famed Valley of Flowers, or garden of the gods in Northern India. It follows the trek journey of a 17-year-old...

Valley Of The Casbahs: A Journey Across the Moroccan Sahara

Valley Of The Casbahs: A Journey Across the Moroccan Sahara
  • Author(s): Jeffrey Tayler
  • Location(s): Sahara, Morocco
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): contemporary

The four-hundred-and-fifty-mile long Draa River Valley in the Moroccan Sahara contains some of the most sumptuous oases and searing desert of the Arab world, starting in the moonscape gorges of the Anti Atlas Mountains through to a green sea...

Valley Of The Kings

Valley Of The Kings
  • Author(s): Terrance Coffey
  • Location(s): Egypt
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1355BC

The 2016 International Pacific Book Award Winner for BEST HISTORICAL FICTION. In the year 1355 BCE, the land of Egypt was the superpower of the known world. King Tut’s father, Akenaten, the so-called ‘heretic pharaoh,’ is on the verge...

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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