How to write historical fiction

In this post, teacher Karen Kao talks about what historical fiction is, the importance of research and how to weave …Read More

Profile PhotoKaren Kao7 April 2020

Netherlands literary scene – April (quarantine edition)

Here’s our rundown of upcoming literary events in the Netherlands – what’s cancelled, what’s postponed and what’s happening online. Stay …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff2 April 2020

Coronavirus response

Based on the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 in the Netherlands (map of confirmed cases here) we have decided to …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff15 March 2020

5 more great places to submit

Looking for a magazine or journal that will publish your fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry? Here are five great options …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff5 March 2020

We are now an accredited educational institution

Some exciting news — as of this February, the International Writers’ Collective is an audited and accredited Dutch educational institution. …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger4 March 2020

Netherlands literary scene – March

Here’s our rundown of upcoming international literary events in Amsterdam, The Hague, Leiden and Utrecht for March 2020 and beyond. …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff2 March 2020

Finding the story

There’s no doubt that our online instructor Erik Raschke has a sense of humour—when asked why he moved to the …Read More

Profile PhotoJoan Gannij3 February 2020

Netherlands literary scene – February

Here’s our rundown of upcoming international literary events in Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht for February 2020 and beyond. Events …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff3 February 2020

Writing advice from John Grisham

We were lucky enough to hear best-selling author John Grisham speak when he visited Amsterdam in November 2019. Since he …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 January 2020

Free writing contests

Most contests charge hefty fees to enter. For this month’s list we looked for free contests that are open to …Read More

Profile PhotoIWC Staff8 January 2020

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