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Virtual Writers Group
Domain: D2 Communication and dissemination

TACE: C - Completion

The presenter of some of our popular writing session Dr Matt Lane is hosting a free virtual structured writing hour, Mondays – Thursdays at 11:00 – 12:00 (UK time) for the foreseeable future.

(You will be notified well in advance on the few occasions when I cannot host the hour due to own work commitments.)

Inspired by the work of Rowena Murray, it is a virtual structured writing hour, divided into 3 parts: 10 mins writing ‘warm-up’; 45 mins of writing*; 5 mins ‘cool down’. (These writing hours are also known as: ‘Writers Group’, ‘Shut up and Write’ or the ‘Anti-Procrastination, Productivity Hour’.)

Why Participate?
* In this period of self-isolation, upheaval from our normal lives and work routines, researchers might be finding it ‘challenging’ to carve out time to write, whether articles, theses or administrative emails.
* This period of self-isolation may make worse feelings of loneliness that many researchers experience anyway.
* This virtual Writers Group seeks to counter these feelings by enabling researchers to come together (virtually), get on with the day-job of writing and in the process build a sense of connection and a virtual community.
* It can also be a space to help researchers manage their procrastination, too.

What you will need:
- Computer, laptop, good old-fashioned pen and paper – whatever you write with and on.

How to join
This group is run via Zoom.

To be sent the Zoom meeting codes please click on the link and enter your details including your Cardiff University email address.

Dr Matt Lane

Joining instructions in the description.