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To Retribution

To Retribution
  • Author(s): F J Curlew
  • Location(s): Cornwall, London, The Scottish Borders
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2020's

The military is in control. Tight control. Media is censored, movement restricted. There are re-education camps for trouble makers, repatriation camps for non-nationals. Jake, Brian and Suze, three idealistic young journalists, are used to hiding as they try to...

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Today South London, Tomorrow South London

Today South London, Tomorrow South London
  • Author(s): Andrew Grumbridge, Vince Raison
  • Location(s): South London
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

South London-based blog, Deserter, is an alt guide to living and loafing in the wonky wonderland south of the river. Its authors, under their noms de plume Dulwich Raider and Dirty South, record off-beat days out and urban adventures...

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Too Young to be Old: From Clapham to Kathmandu

Too Young to be Old: From Clapham to Kathmandu
  • Author(s): Frank Kusy
  • Location(s): India, London
  • Genre(s): Humour, Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1980s

When Frank starts working with old people, he reignites a young dream. And sets out to make it come true. As Frank Kusy turns 27 he is unexpectedly put in charge of an old people’s home in Clapham, South...

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Transit

Transit
  • Author(s): Rachel Cusk
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

In the wake of her family’s collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of this upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions–personal, moral, artistic, and practical–as she endeavors to construct a...

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Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told
  • Author(s): Kia Abdullah
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Kamran Hadid feels invincible. He attends Hampton school, an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, and he has a place at Oxford next year. The world is at his feet. And then a...

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Turn a Blind Eye

Turn a Blind Eye
  • Author(s): Vicky Newham
  • Location(s): East London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

A headmistress is found strangled in an East London school, the victim of a ritualistic act of violence. Found at the scene is a single piece of card, upon which is written an ancient Buddhist precept: I SHALL ABSTAIN...

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Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky

Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky
  • Author(s): Patrick Hamilton
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s

Bob – bartender in a pub just off the Euston Road – is desperate to become a writer. He inherits a small sum of money and carefully builds it up, but the arrival Jenny Maples changes his life… (Part...

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Two O’Clock Boy

Two O’Clock Boy
  • Author(s): Mark Hill
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Conteporary

TWO CHILDHOOD FRIENDS… ONE BECAME A DETECTIVE… ONE BECAME A KILLER… Thirty years ago, the Longacre Children’s Home stood on a London street where once-grand Victorian homes lay derelict. There its children lived in terror of Gordon Tallis, the...

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Unbound – Colours of Love

Unbound – Colours of Love
  • Author(s): Kathryn Taylor
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Present day

Young Grace has led a sheltered life. Focused. Serious. No men to distract her. But that’s about to change. After winning a prestigious internship at Huntington Ventures, Grace travels to London for the summer. Enter CEO Jonathan Huntington. He’s...

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Undercliff

Undercliff
  • Author(s): Mark Brand
  • Location(s): Branscombe, Sidmouth, South London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1972

It’s the summer of 1972, and 30-something divorcee Martyn returns to London after some years away. He joins the Olive Grove, a religious community, where he forms a relationship with Amelia. Over time Martyn becomes suspicious of the Olive...

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Hurry, hurry! Our 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition entries close on 15th November...

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020