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Humor Me: Suffering from writer's block, an acclaimed playwright is dumped by his wife and forced to move in with his father in a retirement home in this 2017 comedy.
The story follows children's author Cynthia Coppersmith (MacDowell), a newcomer to Mitford, North Carolina, who's staying at her late uncle's cottage in hopes of overcoming writer's block.
The pressure caused writer's block for Hope, and bandmates couldn't agree on directions for new songs.
Marber was crippled with a severe case of writer's block.
If writer's block really existed, no one would ever graduate or pass classes.
Bardem, who had been struggling with writer's block, finally completes a new poem.
Bardem is a formerly popular poet suffering from a bad case of writer's block.
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WRITER'S BLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of writer's block for English Language Learners
: the problem of not being able to think of something to write about or not being able to finish writing a story, poem, etc.
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