Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — Third Place

Writer’s Block is proud to announce the third place winner of our annual flash fiction competition: Casper Rudolph! The prompt was: “What are we going to do about the flesh-eating plant in our garden?” Check out what Casper came up with below! Arjuno and Pohon Iblisby Casper Rudolph In a second-hand bookshop in Jakarta, EefjeContinue reading “Flash Fiction Competition 2020 — Third Place”

Writer’s Block is Looking for New Editorial Board Members!

Writer’s Block Magazine is looking for fresh, enthusiastic and creative editorial board members! Do you like writing and editing? 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 a student-run magazine at University of Amsterdam. We have an international readership and contributors from acrossContinue reading “Writer’s Block is Looking for New Editorial Board Members!”

Reminder: Flash Fiction Competition

Writer’s Block would like to remind you that we are open for submissions for our annual Flash Fiction Competition! Send us your story including the prompt: “What are we going to do about the flesh-eating plant in our garden?” Check out the poster below for more details. The deadline is May 8th, so you haveContinue reading “Reminder: Flash Fiction Competition”

The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children

A conversation about being raised by parents in a gendered world. Trying to mimic what we saw as well as what we saw being enforced on us. Alexandra: Let me take control of the narrative.On a peculiarly sunny autumn day, a young-looking man steps into the quirkiest bar in Amsterdam, holding the leftover posters heContinue reading “The Gendered Influence of Parents on Their Children”

Writer’s Block Christmas Interview 2019

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. LuckilyContinue reading “Writer’s Block Christmas Interview 2019”