Maintaining momentum on your dissertation or graduate writing projects can be tough, but making a commitment to structured writing time can help. Writing in the presence of others brings a sense of solidarity and productivity that get you through the complex challenges of large projects. For these reasons, the Writing Center sponsors four-day writing boot camps to get serious productivity done during breaks.
Grad Student Writing Accountability 3-day Retreats will be held online during fall 2022, and in person in spring 2023.
Virtual writing retreats will take place online through Microsoft Teams. There will not be any tutoring or lectures. We’ll have a few check-ins each day to keep us accountable and on track, but most of the time will be reserved for quiet writing. The point is to make a commitment to your writing and to get as much done as possible. Because of this, we recommend signing up for all four days if you’re able to and committing to working the entire day. Reserve this time for your writing as you would reserve time for a class or a conference.
If you are interested in participating, please register by using the form below.
Grad Student Writing Accountability 3-day Retreats
- Virtual Pre-Winter Break Writing Catch-Up: December 21-23
- Spring Semester Writing Kick-Off January 11-13 (Homer Babbidge Library, Room 1102)
- Pre-Summer Writing Kick-Off May 10-12 (Location TBD)
All retreats run 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET on the dates listed.
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