WB Column: Accents

Awrite! Hou’s aw wi ye? Can A gie ye a haund? It’s quite remarkable that when you study English you get taught about grammar, literature, philosophy even, but nothing about pronunciation. We do have phonology, but that is mostly theoretical and only in Received Pronunciation. We learn how to pronounce sounds and phonemes, but don’tContinue reading “WB Column: Accents”

We’re only human / Column Block

We as editors of Writer’s Block have decided to start a new series of columns, of which this is the first. Our aim with this is to write about the things that us editors encounter whilst being a part of the Writer’s Block editorial board. Having read so many work sent in by you, it’sContinue reading “We’re only human / Column Block”

Winners of the Competitions

Now the summer has started for real, Writer’s Block would once more like to put the winners of our three competitions in the spotlights. Once again, congratulations! Poetry After many meetings and careful deliberation we decided, together with the two jury members (Dr Jane Lewty and Dr Rudolph Glitz), that the poetry prize should go toContinue reading “Winners of the Competitions”

Essay and Fiction Competition

Competition After the success of the first two competitions, Writer’s Block magazine will now continue with the next categories: essay and fiction. We are looking for: Essay: No restrictions regarding theme and form. Maximum of 1500 words. Fiction: No restrictions regarding theme and form. Maximum of 1500 words. We hope you’ll be inspired to write for us in theContinue reading “Essay and Fiction Competition”

Poetry and Translation Competition

Competition Writer’s Block magazine proudly announces four competitions: in the upcoming half-year we will be hosting a translation, poetry, essay and fiction competition. The first part, for the next edition of WB, will be the translation and poetry categories. This is what we are looking for: Poetry: No restrictions regarding theme or amount of words.Continue reading “Poetry and Translation Competition”