I’ve read somewhere that writer’s block is more of an American phenomenon than anything else, because we do not adhere to a schedule of writing and worry too much about competing with our past work.

Many books I’ve read, such as Carolyn See’s Making a Literary Life, encourage writing one thousand words a day . . . no matter what. Other writers I talk to tell me breaks are normal and to flow with them.

For this week’s poll, I’m asking