writer's block


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writer's block

the temporary inability for a writer to think of what to write. I have writer's block at the moment and can't seem to get a sensible sentence on paper.
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The Writer's Block will premiere on Thursday, September 24 at 8:00 pm ET on SiriusXM's The Spectrum, via satellite on channel 28 and through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.
But, ironically, it took securing a cornerstone achievement in a writer's career--a two-book deal--to have my first nasty, unpleasant fight with prolonged writer's block.
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Rejecting new speculation that author JK Rowling was suffering from writer's block, Bloomsbury's chairman Nigel Newton said the writer was "happily writing" the manuscript for the fifth book, 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'.
It is difficult to say which represents every novelist's worst nightmare -- an accusa- tion of plagiarism, or writer's block.
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The caption beneath the Saint John of the Cross drawing speaks of Saint John of the Cross suffering writer's block before he hits on "dark night of the soul.
Trent Reznor's memorial to the writer's block he finally overcame is narcissistic and grandiose.
Her frustrations were evidenced in a rare writer's block and annoyingly tough-minded rights negotiations with Thomson, whom she "excommunicated' for three years, only making up once a production of the opera seemed imminent.
Eventually, in a twist that's both hilarious and shrewd, he overcomes his writer's block by penning term papers for male UCLA undergrads in exchange for sex.
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The spell begins to be cast after struggling author Calvin (Paul Dano), whose first book has been a best-seller, hits writer's block with his overdue second effort.
Trapped in an abandoned slaughterhouse, a desperate screenwriter (Furlong) paralyzed by writer's block is tormented by a horrific serial killer (Berryman) of his own creation.