Advice

Never Written a Story? Here’s how to Get Started

I meet people every day who tell me they can’t write a story. The truth, however, is that we’ve grown up writing stories, creating make-believe worlds and imaginary scenarios. No one has lost the ability to write a story, in fact, I’m a firm believer that anyone can write a story. But, if you’re struggling… Continue reading Never Written a Story? Here’s how to Get Started

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Weekly Writing Prompt #9

"I want to see you but you're not mine" - Undo, The 1975  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… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #9

Advice

The difference between Short Stories and Flash Fiction

Many people have heard of short stories, but less have heard of, or tried to write flash fiction. We're here to tell you the difference and inspire you to give both a go! Short Story A short story is exactly what it says on the tin - a whole story created and written in a… Continue reading The difference between Short Stories and Flash Fiction

Advice

10 Questions to Ask Your Characters

Creating a character which is real, life-like and believable becomes easier the more you treat your character like someone you know and someone who is real. Great characters have personalities, like and dislikes, values and flaws. Here are 10 great questions you can ask your character to help develop their personality and bring them to… Continue reading 10 Questions to Ask Your Characters

Fiction

Boarding House Blunders: Anna is Cast from the Nest, pt. 1 by Jack Hancock

I read Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe when I was twelve. It took me two days, ten hours each time, to read and digest every word. Every morsel of danger experienced by the Narrator on that desolate island with no food, I felt, blossomed through the vivid language used by its creator as the words hugged tightly… Continue reading Boarding House Blunders: Anna is Cast from the Nest, pt. 1 by Jack Hancock

Advice

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

Fiction

De la Ferme; or, Of the Farm, pt. 2 by Tom Gorst

III   Hamberie was rural farm in Calvados, northern France. The farm was bounded on one side by a small river and what looked like a retired railway crossing on the other which, if followed just four miles east, would take you to the little town of Falaise, home of William the Conqueror’s Château. The… Continue reading De la Ferme; or, Of the Farm, pt. 2 by Tom Gorst

Fiction

What is Ruined, What is Lost by Jesse Stanchak

She cursed his caution as she trudged across the forbury to the abbey ruins. He’d made her swear not to bring a lantern, saying fire would defeat his purposes.  She wouldn’t mind walking in the dark if not for these boots -- that was his other condition. She must borrow a set of clothes from… Continue reading What is Ruined, What is Lost by Jesse Stanchak

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

Fiction

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

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, pt. 2 by Matt Adcock