Writer’s Block #45

We are thrilled to share our 45th issue with you! What better way to start the year off right than with a fresh batch of beautiful creations? Thank you to all our spectacular contributors for sharing their art with us. While this issue is still published exclusively online, we are optimistic about printing possibilities asContinue reading “Writer’s Block #45”

WB What We’re Watching Right Now

Feeling bored, disillusioned? Live in an area where lockdown is still in effect, and there’s nothing to do recreationally besides watch Netflix/Prime/Hulu etc.? Think you’ve already exhausted the infinite supply of films and TV shows on these services and don’t know what to watch next? Then Writer’s Block has got you covered! Some of ourContinue reading “WB What We’re Watching Right Now”

Writer’s Block Christmas Interview

Quick as a flash, Christmas has come and gone. As you’re laying on your couch and just – cannot – move from all you’ve stuffed yourself with or if you’re feeling the post-celebration blues, let us be your remedy! Writer’s Block proudly presents our yearly Christmas interview, where you can find out all the (festive)Continue reading “Writer’s Block Christmas Interview”

Writer’s Block Holiday Recommendations

Happy Christmas Eve Eve everybody! We know that the holidays are a bit unusual this year, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get to be merry and jolly! It’s been a difficult year for all of us, which is all the more reason we want to be with loved ones around the holidays and yetContinue reading “Writer’s Block Holiday Recommendations”

Malfunctioning in a Functional World

Trigger warning: mention of mental illness Imagine yourself in another time: you live in a cottage in the countryside, your day consists of feeding the chickens, farming, maybe a little reading and sometimes your friend from a nearby village visits for a conversation. Hold this picture for a second and think about what we, inContinue reading “Malfunctioning in a Functional World”

Food or Foe: A Lifetime Unoriginal

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Eating disorder and calorie talk. If you have ever been around me when I’m intoxicated you probably already know that I have deep rooted eating issues. I am, by nature, an emotional drunk that likes to let every issue in my life pour out of me the moment I’ve had more than threeContinue reading “Food or Foe: A Lifetime Unoriginal”

Ode to Smiling at Strangers

The second glance, the eyebrows raised ever so slightly. The millisecond of disbelief, quickly melting into surprised delight. The little flash of warmth in the chest. “That stranger just smiled at me.” And flustered cheeks rise like bread in the oven.  How about that little gasp in your heart when an especially attractive someone randomly beamsContinue reading “Ode to Smiling at Strangers”

Exploring the Liminoid: A Metamodernist Look at Non-Being

When I was a kid, my parents and I would go visit my grandparents every weekend. It was a fun ordeal that I would always look forward to, but the drive back home late at night was something I dreaded without knowing why. Sitting in the backseat, looking out onto the endless traffic on theContinue reading “Exploring the Liminoid: A Metamodernist Look at Non-Being”