Join the Writer’s Block Board

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 “Join the Writer’s Block Board”

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?”

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”

Food or Foe: A Lifetime Unoriginal

TRIGGER WARNINGS: Eating disorder and calorie talk. If you have ever been around me when I’m intoxicated you probably already know that I have deep rooted eating issues. I am, by nature, an emotional drunk that likes to let every issue in my life pour out of me the moment I’ve had more than threeContinue reading “Food or Foe: A Lifetime Unoriginal”

Call for Submissions: Art and Photography

With more than enough reasons to stay at home at the moment, we at Writer’s Block want to see the world through your eyes. We publish visual art of various genres and media, from comics to paintings and photographs – just keep in mind that everything should be black and white. Please check out ourContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Art and Photography”

The Elusive Notion of Home

As far as idioms go, ‘home is where the heart is’ can definitely be seen as one of the more literal ones. No one is beating around any bushes here, you pretty much get what you paid for with this phrase. However, it has always struck me as having two different, although connected, interpretations, dependingContinue reading “The Elusive Notion of Home”

Upside Down Lessons

I spend a reasonable amount of time balancing the rest of my body on my hands. An intricate cocktail of corporal coordination, concentration and sheer willpower, handstands will let you look at the world from a different perspective (heh).  Years of negotiating with gravity in this way have rewarded me not only with an increasedContinue reading “Upside Down Lessons”

Meet the Board: Constantinos and Demi

A Spanish author once wrote that “coincidences are the scars of fate”. Since I happen to really like that author, when I coincidentally stumbled upon Writers Block for the first time I knew fate was calling me. Or perhaps it was calling me off… Oh well, I guess it’s too late now. At least IContinue reading “Meet the Board: Constantinos and Demi”