Due to the Covid-19 crisis, our current situation is challenging for everyone but especially for researchers who are struggling to write because of anxiety, their home situation or a lack of motivation.
Led by Anne Wilson, this writing group aims to to inspire, motivate, reduce isolation and create a sense of community for researchers who are writing during this period. Over 6 weeks we will meet on line at 09.30 every Tuesday, for half an hour, to set our writing goals. From 10.00-11.00,Anne will be available for short one-to-one sessions to discuss writing matters. We come back together at 16.30 to report on progress.
The group runs for six weeks. Places are limited to ensure a suitable group size, and you must commit to attend every Tuesday morning and afternoon session unless there are exceptional circumstances. The first week will be Tuesday 21st April and it will run until Tuesday 26th May.
The aim is to provide:
regular, protected time for writing thesis chapter
more focused goal-setting for writing periods
a structured and motivating writing community
a chance to reflect on, and improve, your writing process
focused writing advice and support from the facilitator
the chance to share writing experience with fellow researchers
This group will be run by Anne Wilson. Anne has a background in journalism (features) and corporate communication (scripts, speeches, screen media copy), combining her writing with facilitating writing workshops in HE. She was Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Brunel University for three years, and now runs workshops on academic writing and professional communication for postgraduates and staff at Brunel and other universities. She also coaches students for the 3MT competition (won by Brunel in 2017). She has recently collaborated with the Brunel Occupational Therapy department to investigate what kind of feedback helps students to improve their academic writing.
Please email email@example.com to book a place. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and you need to be able to commit to attend all of the sessions.