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We Ride Upon Sticks

We Ride Upon Sticks
  • Author(s): Quan Barry
  • Location(s): Massachusetts, Danvers
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

In the coastal town of Danvers, MA, home of the original 1692 witch trials, the 1989 Danvers Falcons will do anything to make it to the state finals — even if it means tapping into some devilishly dark powers....

We Run the Tides

We Run the Tides
  • Author(s): Vendela Vida
  • Location(s): San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Late 20th century

Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria Fabiola, own the streets of Sea Cliff, their foggy oceanside San Francisco neighbourhood. They know Sea Cliff’s homes and beaches, its hidden corners and eccentric characters – as well as the...

We Shall Not All Sleep

We Shall Not All Sleep
  • Author(s): Estep Nagy
  • Location(s): Maine
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Fictional Seven Island has two houses. One for Hillsingers and one for Quicks. 1964. The Hillsingers and the Quicks have shared the small Maine island of Seven for generations. But though technically family–Jim Hillsinger and Billy Quick married Park Avenue...

We That Are Young

We That Are Young
  • Author(s): Preti Taneja
  • Location(s): Delhi
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Jivan Singh, the bastard scion of the Bapuji family, returns to his childhood home after a long absence – only to witness the unexpected resignation of the ageing Devraj Bapuji from the vast corporation he founded, Company India. On...

We the Living

We the Living
  • Author(s): Ayn Rand
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Post Russian Revolution

Ayn Rand’s first published novel, a timeless story that explores the struggles of the individual against the state in Soviet Russia. First published in 1936, We the Living portrays the impact of the Russian Revolution on three human beings...

We Trade Our Night for Someone Else’s Day

We Trade Our Night for Someone Else’s Day
  • Author(s): Ivana Bodrozic, Ellen Elias-Bursac (Translator)
  • Location(s): Vukovar
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

The city of Vukovar, situated on Croatia’s easternmost periphery, across the Danube River from Serbia, was the site of some of the worst violence in the wars that rocked ex-Yugoslavia in the early ’90s. It is referred to only...

We Went to the Woods

We Went to the Woods
  • Author(s): Caite Dolan-Leach
  • Location(s): New York State
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Suspense
  • Era(s): Modern

Certain that society is on the verge of economic and environmental collapse, five disillusioned twenty-somethings make a bold decision: They gather in upstate New York to transform an abandoned farm, once the site of a turn-of-the-century socialist commune, into...

We Were Never Here

We Were Never Here
  • Author(s): Andrea Bartz
  • Location(s): Wisconsin, Chile
  • Genre(s): Psychological Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

REESE WITHERSPOON’S NEW BOOK CLUB PICK August 2021 On holiday in Chile with her best friend Kristen, Emily is having the time of her life.Until one night, she finds their hotel suite covered in blood.Kristen claims a backpacker attacked...

We Were Soldiers Once…and Young

We Were Soldiers Once…and Young
  • Author(s): Joseph L Galloway, Harold G Moore
  • Location(s): Vietnam
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1965

We Were the Lucky Ones

We Were the Lucky Ones
  • Author(s): Georgia Hunter
  • Location(s): Poland, World
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s onwards

Inspired by one family’s extraordinary wartime story, for anyone enthralled by The Tattooist of Auschwitz `EXTRAORDINARILY MOVING’ PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 1939. Three generations of the Kurc family strive to live normal lives despite the growing hardships they face as Jews....

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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