5 tips on journaling to become a better writer

Want to become a better writer? Start journaling! Journaling will make your writing richer and help you avoid writer’s block. We …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger14 April 2018

Great places to submit: Amsterdam edition

This month we’re highlighting publishing opportunities close to home. Get familiar with Amsterdam’s local literary journals! You don’t have to …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger7 April 2018

That now or never moment

Yvonne Poot appreciates a good story well-told, no matter the medium. She lectures on film history and analysis at Amsterdam …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff28 March 2018

Writing insights from Jennifer Egan

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jennifer Egan on harnessing the power of the subconscious, incorporating research into your fiction, writing a …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger12 March 2018

5 great places to submit if you hate to wait

It’s maddening: you spend ages revising your story until its perfect (or until you can’t stand it anymore, whichever comes …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff20 February 2018

5 quotes to write by

We love a good inspirational quote and we’ve been collecting for years. Here are some of our favourite quotes for …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger1 February 2018

Thoughts on the nature of creativity

Vanessa Hudig’s job is teaching people how to be more creative—whether she’s teaching art to secondary school kids or helping …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff11 January 2018

8 tips for nailing your first public reading

I remember the first time I read my fiction in front of an audience. Sitting there, listening to the readers …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger1 January 2018

5 great places to submit if you hate to wait

Part of the pain of submitting is waiting and waiting and waiting to hear if your piece is accepted. This …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff20 December 2017

An evening with Colson Whitehead

Growing up, Colson Whitehead spent hours alone in his room reading comic books and sci-fi novels. ‘I was practically a …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger13 December 2017

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