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Winter’s Fairytale

Winter’s Fairytale
  • Author(s): Maxine Morrey
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Step into a winter wonderland and fall in love in the snow this Christmas… Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… A few weeks before Christmas and a sudden blanketing of snow has closed the roads and...

Winter’s Secret

Winter’s Secret
  • Author(s): Lyn Cote
  • Location(s): Wisconsin
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Book 1 in series, Followed by Autumn’s Shadow, Summer’s End, Spring’s Storm, Mistletoe and Sage and Loving Winter Romance and mystery in a small Wisconsin town during a record-breaking snowy winter. Smashed heirlooms, ripped upholstery and rifled drawers–who is...

Wintering

Wintering
  • Author(s): Krissy Kneen
  • Location(s): Tasmania
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Jessica is a PhD candidate living in southernmost Tasmania, studying the activity of the glow worms that inhabit Winter Cave, an untouched haven she discovered herself. Aside from study and work, Jessica spends most of her time with her...

Wintering: A Season With Geese

Wintering: A Season With Geese
  • Author(s): Stephen Rutt
  • Location(s): United Kingdom
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

The arrival of huge flocks of geese in the UK is one of the most evocative and powerful harbingers of winter; a vast natural phenomenon to capture the imagination. So Stephen Rutt found when he moved to Dumfries one...

Winterkill

Winterkill
  • Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
  • Location(s): Siglufjörður, Iceland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction, Noir
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When the body of a nineteen-year-old girl is found on the main street of Siglufjörður, Police Inspector Ari Thór battles a violent Icelandic storm in an increasingly dangerous hunt for her killer … The chilling, claustrophobic finale to the international bestselling...

Wisconsin Death Trip

Wisconsin Death Trip
  • Author(s): Michael Lesy
  • Location(s): Wisconsin
  • Genre(s): Photography, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1890-1910

First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van...

Wish You Well

Wish You Well
  • Author(s): David Baldacci
  • Location(s): Virginia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1940s onwards

Precocious twelve-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal lives in the hectic New York City of 1940 with her family. Then tragedy strikes — and Lou and her younger brother, Oz, must go with their invalid mother to live on their great-grandmother’s...

Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)

Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)
  • Author(s): Graham Swift
  • Location(s): Isle of Wight
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2000s

On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton, former Devon farmer and now the proprietor of a seaside caravan park, receives the news that his soldier brother Tom, not seen for years, has been...

Witch

Witch
  • Location(s): Somerset
  • Genre(s): Young Adult, Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 17th century

Set in the 17th century, a breathtaking debut, and a potential prize-winner, about the power of women, witchcraft, fury, revenge and the ties that bind us. After witnessing the brutal murder of her mother by witch-hunters, Evey vows to...

Witches of Brooklyn

Witches of Brooklyn
  • Author(s): Sophie Escabasse
  • Location(s): Brooklyn
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

There’s a new witch in town! Life in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Effie discovers MAGIC runs in the family. A middle-grade graphic novel adventure filled with magical hjinks for fans of Phoebe and Her Unicorn and Making...

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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