fallow period


: a period in which a writer does no writing

Examples of fallow period in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The index went 512 trading days without a new record, the longest stretch since a fallow period of 1,375-sessions that ended in March 2013. Jill Schlesinger, The Mercury News, 29 Jan. 2024 Levine was an executive Disney from 1986 to 1998, rising to the rank of Vice President of Co-Op Advertising at the time when the studio began stepping up its movie output under CEO Michael Eisner after a particularly fallow period in the early 1980s. Cynthia Littleton, Variety, 2 Jan. 2024 The latter part of December, always a fallow period for new releases, is a time for resting your ears, checking out a bit of Christmas music, maybe catching up on a reissued boxed set or two. Mark Richardson, WSJ, 1 Jan. 2024 After Shields graduated from Princeton, in 1987, a fallow period ensued. Chloe Malle, Vogue, 30 Mar. 2023 If this fallow period is part of a traditional boom-and-bust cycle, the best promise of the future lies in the success of Hood Rave, which has combined the party with the political. Jeff Weiss, Los Angeles Times, 15 Mar. 2023

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“Fallow period.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fallow%20period. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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