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’t … More WB Column: Accents
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’s … More We’re only human / Column Block
As published in Writer’s Block #20, Februari 2014 Dear readers, You might wonder what we, the editors of Writer’s Block, actually do when you hear silence in our office and when we keep telling you we are lost in a cacophony of sound, craving caffeine and sleeping too little. This is why we want … More How we work at Writer’s Block
We are looking for new work for our #19! The submission deadline is soon, so don’t hesitate and send us your poetry, columns, stories and more! You can submit your work until the 26th of September and we hope to read all your wonderful things. We have a max of 1200 words for short stories … More Send in your work for #19!
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 to … More Winners of the Competitions
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 the … More Essay and Fiction 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. … More Poetry and Translation Competition