Finding Time to Reflect and Write: Faculty Write Ins & Retreats

Charlotte Gill
Center for Teaching and Learning; Writing Across the Curriculum; Office of the Provost FACULTY WRITE-INS WRITING RETREATS Writing is vital at every stage of the academic career, but many of us struggle to get started, find our routine, and write with confidence. If this sounds like you... you are not alone! Here at Mason we have an active community of campus writers who can help provide structure, support, and even friendship. • Help boost productivity through accountability and community •
more » ... and community • Protect writing time on your calendar • Provide a comfortable space to work • Take place every Friday during the semester • Jump start projects for the spring and summer • Feature community activities, quiet space, and guest speakers • Inspire friendships, collaborations, and more writing • Held over consecutive days in January and May "This retreat is invaluable. It allows me to kick-start my writing for the semester, work through major kinks in my projects, and regain momentum... Without this retreat, I would be far less productive in my research and writing during the semester." -Winter 2017 writing retreat participant
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