Fiction

Cobwebs by Richard Hooton | Shortlisted Entry Short Story Competition 2020

What's the difference between a spider’s web and a cobweb? One’s a sticky trap to catch prey, the other abandoned to dust. Such clean creatures, spiders, their surroundings neat and tidy. Only when they’ve departed does their web degenerate. You can learn so much when you’ve only your computer for company. She’s gone. Everyone I’ve… Continue reading Cobwebs by Richard Hooton | Shortlisted Entry Short Story Competition 2020

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #57

'Other' [Definition: used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about, or, further; additional.] 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… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #57

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Celebrating Black History Month – We Need You!

This Black History Month, we want to showcase and celebrate the voices of as many Black writers as possible, and we want to hear from you! How can you get involved? If you are Black, and have any fiction, non-fiction or poetry to share with the world, please send them our way to celebrate this… Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month – We Need You!

Fiction

The Great Fire by Milly Webster | Shortlisted Entry Short Story Competition 2020

My room is filled with a faint orange glow. I know it is not daylight due to it not being bright enough to make out the beams and thick velour curtains around my bed. Am I dreaming? It is perhaps four o’clock in the morning and our maid is rousing me, telling me of a… Continue reading The Great Fire by Milly Webster | Shortlisted Entry Short Story Competition 2020

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #55

'Rescue' [Definition: save (someone) from a dangerous or difficult situation..] 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… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #55

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There, Their and They’re | Forever Grammar Pt. 3

Forever Grammar is a new series on Forever Endeavour which will iron out all of your grammar woes. It will ensure your writing is spick and span, to match the brilliant ideas you have, and boost your confidence. We will cover everything from the basics of punctuation to the common errors in spelling. If you… Continue reading There, Their and They’re | Forever Grammar Pt. 3

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The Winners of the Forever Endeavour Charity Short Story Competition 2020

Congratulations to Abi Silverthorne, who has won the Forever Endeavour Charity Short Story Competition 2020! Her story 'Bubba' is a sensational piece of writing and you can read it on the site now. Congratulations also to our second- and third-place entrants, John Fenner with 'The Exception' and Gavin Gardiner with 'A Dying Moment', which you… Continue reading The Winners of the Forever Endeavour Charity Short Story Competition 2020

Fiction

Bubba by Abi Silverthorne| FIRST PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery (Deuteronomy 18:9-14) Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name. (Luke 10:17) Leslie’s Bubba was many things. The first thing that he was, was her Father. This meant that they had… Continue reading Bubba by Abi Silverthorne| FIRST PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

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The Exception by John Fenner | SECOND PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

I enjoy watching people die.  I revel in the Moment as it approaches.  No longer synchronised, Mind and Body are ensnared in chaos.  I am fascinated as the realisation glimmers in a person’s eyes and panic engulfs him like millions of siafu ants swarming a helpless boar. Every person differs in how he grapples with… Continue reading The Exception by John Fenner | SECOND PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

Fiction

A Dying Moment by Gavin Gardiner | THIRD PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide The moment froze as the woman from above hit the concrete in front of him. The wind continued to blast, making his eyes water and face contort in its command. This gale was the only thing untouched by fate’s freezing influence, with the woman before him stuck in her exact second of… Continue reading A Dying Moment by Gavin Gardiner | THIRD PLACE Short Story Competition 2020