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The Ghost of Villa Winter

The Ghost of Villa Winter
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

English psychic Clarissa Wilkinson is holidaying in the Canary Islands. Hoping to have an adventure, she boards a tour bus bound for Villa Winter, a secret Nazi base on the idyllic island of Fuerteventura. Instead, she discovers a body...

The Hermit

The Hermit
  • Author(s): Thomas Rydahl
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Thriller, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A car is found on a deserted beach on the Spanish island of Fuerteventura. On the back seat lies a cardboard box containing the body of a small boy buried in newspaper cuttings. No one knows his name, and...

The Hurtle of Hell

The Hurtle of Hell
  • Author(s): Simon Edge
  • Location(s): The Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)
  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1999

Gay, pleasure-seeking Stefano Cartwright is almost killed by a wave on a holiday beach. His journey up a tunnel of light convinces him that God exists after all, and he may need to change his ways if he is...

The Skipping Verger and Other Tales

The Skipping Verger and Other Tales
  • Author(s): John Reid Young
  • Location(s): The Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): 19th-20th centuries

The Skipping Verger and Other Tales is a collection of delightful short stories set on the island of Tenerife between the late 19th and early 21st centuries. In an engaging and unique style, John Reid Young’s stories range from...

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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