Poetry

Meditative Thoughts by Rachael Holmes

Inhale the bitter cold, Burning my cheeks, Inflamed, blushing, In pulsing thought. Exhale warmth, Watch it dance in a mist, Before succumbing To the seductive breeze. A relaxing zephyr Becomes intrusive. Meditation demands The mutually exclusive: Reflect and dismiss the abyss. The mind settles, though actively seeks, To breathe memories, I refuse to release. This… Continue reading Meditative Thoughts by Rachael Holmes

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Celebrating Pride Month – We Need You!

This pride month, we want to showcase and celebrate the voices of as many LGBTQ+ writers as possible, and we want to hear from you! How can you get involved? If you identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and have any fiction, non-fiction or poetry to share with the world, please send them… Continue reading Celebrating Pride Month – We Need You!

Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt.8 by Heather Taylor

“What are you up to for New Year’s?” Ceri asked Tasmin. The year was coming to an end and almost everyone was locked up in their houses without a will for much else, munching their way through mountains of leftover roast turkey and wallowing in wintery confusion. All offices and small companies were closed until… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt.8 by Heather Taylor

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Meet the Founders – An Interview with Becca

When did you first start writing? I think I was always an imaginative child - I remember making a whole extended-family drama out of my toys way before the Kardashians were a thing! I remember writing stories and poems at primary school and I even got an award from the headteacher for one of my… Continue reading Meet the Founders – An Interview with Becca

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International Women’s Day Celebration – We Need You!

International Women's Day falls on Sunday 8th March 2020, and we want to amplify and celebrate the voices of creative and passionate women on Forever Endeavour all weekend. How can you get involved? We are encouraging submissions of poetry, fiction and non-fiction that bring light to issues and challenges faced by women, amazing accomplishments achieved… Continue reading International Women’s Day Celebration – We Need You!

Poetry

The earth said: ‘remember’ by Lou Hecht

The earth said: ‘remember.’ Remember what? I would have asked Remember the moments that made me soar, high as a kite Butterflies pour from my teeth when I speak of them   Maybe remember the moments that made me cry that smashed the intangible object that is me Now more than ever before   Or… Continue reading The earth said: ‘remember’ by Lou Hecht

Advice

How to be Diverse and Inclusive in Your Writing

Sometimes as writers, we naturally lean towards characters similar to ourselves, our family or friends, and other people around us. As creators, however, I believe we owe it to our readers to show an accurate portrayal of real life, from angles that aren't our own, and submerge our readers in ideas and perspectives that challenge… Continue reading How to be Diverse and Inclusive in Your Writing

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Great Books to Help New Writers

Sometimes, your mind might overflow with fantastic, creative ideas and an incredible energy to get started on writing something, but the actual writing is your biggest barrier. If you are struggling with constructing your story, crafting your characters or perfecting that punctuation, here are our book recommendations to help. Click the pictures below to find… Continue reading Great Books to Help New Writers

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Weekly Writing Prompt #14

'Forget' [Definition: fail to remember; inadvertently neglect to do, bring, or mention something; deliberately cease to think of.]   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… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #14

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The Booker Prize Shortlist 2019

The Booker Prize is famous for showcasing excellent novels and sky-rocketing the careers of any authors listed. Celebrating fantastic novels published in the UK, this year's shortlist hosts a diverse and inclusive range of books, and one of which hasn't even be released! These are the most talked about books at the moment - will… Continue reading The Booker Prize Shortlist 2019