Flash Fiction Competition 2021 – Third Place: Guidelines to Safely Using Your Murderous Tendencies

By Tiago T.I. Viergever Let me give you some advice, killer to killer. After all, that’s something we all have in common: We’ve all killed before. At one point or another each one of us, dear reader, has been guilty of some grizzly murder. Or do the critters, so unceremoniously crushed beneath your soles, notContinue reading “Flash Fiction Competition 2021 – Third Place: Guidelines to Safely Using Your Murderous Tendencies”

Independent and Dependant Antigua

An intersectional approach to the racist colonial hierarchies instilled within Antigua’s national identity Britain has irrevocably moulded the national identity of Antiguans. Europe has incessantly meddled with the inner workings of Antiguan society while profiting off of the people they deem as inferior. The inferiority that Britain established and that Europe at large perpetuates isContinue reading “Independent and Dependant Antigua”

Whose Body Is This?

Clutching the steering wheel of my mother’s car, my hands suddenly catch my attention, as if a ray of sun suddenly shone on the muddy backwaters of my mind and exposed the millions of microscopic particles floating in the constant stream of experience. The knuckles poking out like the rounded tops of an ancient mountainContinue reading “Whose Body Is This?”

Flash Fiction Competition 2021

“Let me give you some advice, killer to killer.” With this prompt, Writer’s Block is thrilled to announce the annual flash fiction competition! For a chance to be published in our next issue, send us your creation including the prompt – but remember, no later than May 1st at midnight (Central European time). Anxiously anticipatingContinue reading “Flash Fiction Competition 2021”

WB’s Black History Month Recommendations

March 1st marks the end of Black History Month in the United States (in the Netherlands, Black History Month is reserved for the month of October). A month that sheds a light on the accomplishments of Black people despite the many, many adversities and atrocities they had to push through and liberate themselves from. ThoughContinue reading “WB’s Black History Month Recommendations”

How To Be Unstoppable: Interview with Vellu Saarela

With a swing of the leg and an arch of the back, his toes draw a circle high up in the air. A light greeting to the sky-blue spring floor in between, and he’s back in the air again. Every time you think he’s going to finish a sequence, you’re wrong. And you never know what’sContinue reading “How To Be Unstoppable: Interview with Vellu Saarela”

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”