Conflict is necessary to give depth to your characters and obstacles for them to overcome in the plot. This ensures that your readers will stay excited through the whole narrative and take it on twists and turns that they won't expect or that challenge whether the story will go the way they think. There are… Continue reading Different Ways to Create Conflict
One of the biggest problems writers face is the curse of 'writer's block' or a lack of creative inspiration. Sometimes, finding prompts and motivation can seem like walking through a never-ending tunnel. Here are some places you can find creative prompts to keep the ideas flowing. Music Song lyrics can sometimes sound like poetry, and… Continue reading Where to find Creative Prompts
Here at Forever Endeavour, we believe everyone and anyone can write. We all have the ability to tap into our imagination, and with practice, can craft and create whole new worlds, characters and plots to plunge our readers into. We also know, however, that grammar can be a big deterrent for people to pursue their… Continue reading The Basics | Forever Grammar Pt. 1
Applying and understanding character archetypes to your writing is an important part of creating a story and being a writer. This article will explain what archetypes are, what they mean to writers and some examples you can use in your own writing. An archetype is a typical example of something, be it a person, place… Continue reading What are Archetypes?
When writing characters, it can sometimes be difficult to bring them to life and make the reader feel as though these characters are real. This article will explain character flaws, so you can effectively write characters and integrate them into your plot. Character Traits and Character Flaws Character traits are personalities, values and qualities that… Continue reading What are Character Flaws?
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
'Secret' [Definition: Something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others.] 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… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #16
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
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
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