Writer’s Block Happenings: February

Aaaaaand… we’re back! Wondering what’s up, hip, and happening in and around Amsterdam during the rest of February? Check it out below!   Junior Company, Dutch National Ballet @ Dutch National Opera & Ballet – Those kids can dance! For a night of envy and excellent ballet you should definitely visit the Junior Company’s tourContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: February”

Writer’s Block Happenings: January and February

It’s been a long since the last edition, but here we are again: it’s time for another edition of Writer’s Block Happenings! Let’s see what’s up and happing in Amsterdam in the first months of the year: International Film Festival Rotterdam, January 21st – February 1st . The biggest international film festival of The Netherlands.Continue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: January and February”

Writer’s Block Happenings – To Christmas and Beyond!

The weather outside is frightful, but that doesn’t mean there are not awesome things to do out there! This is your final dose of WB-approved activities happening in and around Amsterdam for the year, but we hope these will tide you over to 2015. Enjoy, and we’ll see you next year! December 8, 4-6 pmContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings – To Christmas and Beyond!”

A Rough Guide to Not-Being An Annoying Tourist in Amsterdam

There are not many things I hate in this world. Although there may be quite some things I cannot stand, I try to be an emotional pacifist on a daily basis. Unfortunately, people do things that make me lose my inner Ghandi. That doesn’t mean I punch people, but sometimes I really, really want to.Continue reading “A Rough Guide to Not-Being An Annoying Tourist in Amsterdam”

Writer’s Block Happenings: Weeks 44, 45 & 46

Writer’s Block Happenings, this time featuring 50% more weeks! Wondering what’s hip and happening in and around Amsterdam? Wonder no more: Talk Writing & Drink Booze! The 6th of November, Writer’s Block is hosting an evening full of alcohol and literature. Get to know the new board and get hold of our latest issue atContinue reading “Writer’s Block Happenings: Weeks 44, 45 & 46”

Writer’s Block #22

Find here our first Writer’s Block of this academic year! We hope you enjoy it and you are encouraged to send in some work of your own! Writer’s Block is always looking for new pieces of writing, because without submissions there is no WB. We hope to read some of your writings soon! Click hereContinue reading “Writer’s Block #22”

WB Column: Accents

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’tContinue reading “WB Column: Accents”

Best of Writer’s Block: Special Edition

Find here a special of Writer’s Block with a few selections of the best works of the last few years. We hope you enjoy it and you are encouraged to send in some work of your own! Writer’s Block is always looking for new pieces of writing, because without submissions there is no WB. We hopeContinue reading “Best of Writer’s Block: Special Edition”

Writer’s Block #21

Find here our latest Writer’s Block! We hope you enjoy it and you are encouraged to send in some work of your own! Writer’s Block is always looking for new pieces of writing, because without submissions there is no WB. We hope to read some of your writings soon! Click here for the online versionContinue reading “Writer’s Block #21”

Essay and Fiction Competition

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 theContinue reading “Essay and Fiction Competition”