Advice

What is Creative NON-Fiction?

Creative Non-Fiction defines this category of writing as 'true stories well told'. And this is an apt description as you'll find. Non-fiction, at its core, is simply facts. It becomes creative non-fiction when you inject a story with energy, character, and personality. For example, describing a trip as a narrative, writing about a real travel experience… Continue reading What is Creative NON-Fiction?

Poetry

Memoirs of a City Fish by Summer Young

You are making potato hash my mother’s recipe   I could make you burn it if I flew out the window   in my blue towel I might resemble rain   trick umbrellas  to explode like spots   you would only tie my guts  into a rope   pull me back up  for a taste… Continue reading Memoirs of a City Fish by Summer Young

Fiction

De la Ferme; or, Of the Farm, pt. 1 by Thomas Gorst

I   Marianne’s younger sister, Rosie, was in the kitchen at the time trying to tend to his arm, but she was quite useless. He stood hunched over the sink, pressed against the cool brass cover of the countertop which ran along its edge. They’d succeeded in getting him to respond, however meekly. “I… I’m… Continue reading De la Ferme; or, Of the Farm, pt. 1 by Thomas Gorst

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #2

"I'm a survivor" - Survivor, Destiny's Child   Every week, Forever Endeavour is here to give you a word, picture or song lyric to ignite your imagination and get you writing your next piece. Whether it propels you back to a vivid memory or sparks a whole new narrative or idea, challenge yourself and see… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #2

Non-Fiction

Travelling the Streets of Malta, pt. 1 by Sophie Terry

I watched the scattered crowds of tourists and locals as they cheered and clinked their wine glasses together. The men were dressed in linen shirts and the women in cocktail dresses. Some groups were loud and shrill, whilst others murmured amongst themselves quietly. I skimmed my hands across the ruffles of my dress, fiddling with… Continue reading Travelling the Streets of Malta, pt. 1 by Sophie Terry

Poetry

A Cloudy Day at Colonial Manor by David Estringel

More and more, things slip away…daily. Names of people, places, things. Where I am. Where I will be. I am afraid it isn’t always clear. I ask the girl who comes in my room most mornings; she just shrugs her shoulders, floating around the room in a cloud of ammonia and pine, scowling at the… Continue reading A Cloudy Day at Colonial Manor by David Estringel

Fiction

What waits for us in the Dark (Matter)? – A Darkmatters Universe Fragment by Matt Adcock, Pt. 2

Continued from part one (where in the year 2242 the scientific L2DMC research group are about to ‘map’ dark matter to find out what lies within it. Junior Tech Assistant M’diitch is out the office watching a ‘skyscreen’ presentation: Captain Addams’ Lost Love – we join the action being broadcast mid-way through as Addams is… Continue reading What waits for us in the Dark (Matter)? – A Darkmatters Universe Fragment by Matt Adcock, Pt. 2

Advice

Writers you NEED to follow on Twitter

People love writers with a personality, that they can reach out to on social media and say how much they loved their book, or ask them questions, or otherwise stay up-to-date with said author's life. Here are some of your favourite writers and their Twitter handles, so you can interact with them after the pages… Continue reading Writers you NEED to follow on Twitter