To help with writing blocks and challenges:
An article from The Guardian on: What to do when the words elude you.
Another thing that helps is to ‘buddy up’ with others that are writing, and forming a writing/reading group. Meeting regularly, even if just to swap a paragraph and to talk through your ideas, really helps with motivation and can feel really supportive.
Dealing with translation:
This section of writing is from Sarah Bernays’ PhD thesis, so please cite accordingly (citation details included in the document): Writing about translated data .