With Lemon Curd Magazine ready to launch its second issue, we sat down with Beth Phillips, founder of the art and literary magazine, to find out more about its inspirations, and her advice for anyone wanting to start their own creative enterprise. What is Lemon Curd? Lemon Curd is an art and literary magazine that… Continue reading An Interview with Lemon Curd Magazine
A couple walked hand in hand, shoulder to shoulder, through the miserable British weather. Typical. August was the month of sun, beach trips and burnt skin – not drizzling rain and grey clouds, which were crowding overhead. Yuni held a decorative umbrella above them both, absent-mindedly twisting the pink shaft in her free hand. The… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt. 7 by Heather Taylor
After listening to his words, I felt the ground slipping away from under my feet. It felt like history was repeating itself by playing its sick games with me, again. I knew that he was waiting for my reaction while the others waited for my reply but I was so consumed by the sense of… Continue reading Past Striked The Present by Nermeen Naveed
Meet me in my darkness Let us dance under the stars Subdue my demons with cherished promises Dance with me until the mirror clears for its seeing things which cannot exist. I'm getting lost in my darkness again.
You stole the rainbow from my sky, trimmed my wings and chained my legs. You painted long nights in my eyes that were full of sunlight and bright grins. You clapped on hearing cracks in my bones. You tore my skin and let me bleed. Now watch me as I show you how lone warriors… Continue reading Watch Me Now by Mahvash Irshad | International Women’s Day Celebration
Happy International Womens Day to all our amazing female writers and readers! For too long, women have been told who to be. We want women to realise that they are in control of who they are, that they are not in competition with one another and that they can love what they’re told not to.… Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!
ocean dances like the dirt bike on ridgacre road, lustful and longing and silent at noon. ocean pulls at my feet, collecting heavy steps and heartbreak for children to play with. ocean watches parents argue over where the wind catcher should go, whose turn is it to collect change, who will end up… Continue reading beachside caravan park by Beth Phillips
Twisting and turning is all I seem to be doing lately. Grabbing at the sheets, so they replace the warmth that you stole. Drifting into an uneasy dream, constantly brushing off the sweat on my brow. Waking up to a silent house isn't as relaxing as people make it out to be. I was told… Continue reading Fevers of the Sleepless by Afrah Bari
They were walking towards Squirrel Fishnets’ house. Todd hadn’t really said 'come with me', and Mrs Tiddles hadn’t just disappeared inside for her thick walking shawl for going out just like that either; in fact they exchanged a rather unaesthetic dialogue for some time. This may have included Todd going totally against the theme of… Continue reading Todd the Toad, pt.2 by George Butcher
If you follow us on Instagram you'll already know all about this 👀 Every day in December we are posting a new writing prompt or challenge to get you writing over the festive period. For all the information, to see the prompts and take part in the advent calendar, head over to our Instagram @foreverendeavourmag!… Continue reading Writing Challenge Advent Calendar