The Festive Fest Festival Season Feason is here, which means only one thing: another interview with the amazing board of Writer’s Block Magazine! Some statistics before we start: 5 out of 9 board members are heathens dog-people, while the other four intellectuals prefer cats. At least one of us has never seen Home Alone. Luckily … More Writer’s Block Christmas Interview 2019
Writer’s Block wants your work! Our submissions are currently open, and we are looking for creative minds to submit to us. We seek engaging, well-written texts that can be produced by seasoned writers or beginners who are just starting to dabble in the art from time to time. Have an interesting, impressive story to tell? … More Call for Submissions
The board has three new members that we would like to introduce to you! Please give a warm welcome to our Secretary Ruby Fitzgerald, our General Editor Amber Vermue, and our Treasurer Sebastian Alcocer:
Last but definitely not least, we want you to meet our dear Social Media Manager Chaakir Benzina, and our lovely Graphic Designer Alexandra Barbu!
The second batch of our new editorial board wants to introduce themselves to you. Meet our Final Editor Jeremy Bernard, and our Website Manager Eda Saridogan!
The 2019-2020 Editorial Board of Writer’s Block would like to introduce themselves to you. Today, we will meet our Editors-in-Chief: Brendon Booth-Jones and Sona Simonian!
Writer’s Block is looking for fresh, new, enthusiastic, talented, and creative editorial board members! Do you like writing, editing, or do you have any journalistic aspirations? Then join the Writer’s Block editorial board! What/who is Writer’s Block?Writer’s Block magazine is the student magazine of the English department at the University of Amsterdam, but we have … More Writer’s Block Is Looking For Editorial Board Members!
“You don’t try to reverse the river or get it to jump over a mountain, you harness its flow and energy to gently urge that it join up with other tributaries.” David Byrne 1. Introduction Contrary to popular belief, I don’t think that writing is a lonesome activity. Granted, like many writers I spend a … More Synergy: Writers and Editors in Collaboration
Every year, summer’s first few days of sunshine bring back a wealth of half-forgotten activities and hobbies to our exam-worn lives. Iceboxes and swimming gear are dug up from the hidden reaches of our storage, balconies and gardens become pleasant habitats once more, and we finally remember what sunglasses were for. For some, it means … More Silkworms and Me – a Love Story
“No artist desires to prove anything. Even things that are true can be proved. No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style. No artist is ever morbid. The artist can express everything.” Oscar Wilde 1. FREEDOM Lately I’ve been considering the merits of taking risks in … More Expectations and Confrontations: On Taking Risks in Art