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a usually temporary condition in which a writer finds it impossible to proceed with the writing of a novel, play, or other work.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Perhaps he did: he often complained of the artistic malady known as
It is merely teaching participants how to overcome their
He sat in dark rooms with
, depressed and self-pitying.
If ever he suffered a moment from that form of exquisite self-indulgence called
, there is no record of it.
One thing he did not have to overcome was
He was depressive, he had
, and he drank too much.
Bearing witness to millions of terrorized voices does not indulge
, nor allow for vacations.
He's never known
and always seemed utterly at ease in his celebrity.
Mario is a henpecked husband and author suffering from
is a mysterious problem every writer must come to terms with on his own.
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