In a writing class? Have lots of writing to do? Join a writing group!
Writing groups are small groups of writers who meet once a week in order to write. Students working on any kind of academic, professional, or creative writing can join a group.
Groups are organized by when the writing sessions are held (for example, Tuesdays at 6). Once you join a group, you are expected to meet with your group at the same time each week for the semester. (New groups form each semester.)
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Questions? Problems? Suggestions? Email the Writing Group Coordinator, Rachel Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What happens in a writing group?
- 5-7 students meet 2 hours per week to write.
- Each person shares their goal, writes, and shares their progress.
- A Writing Fellow leads the session and provides support.
- Groups with the best attendance get a pizza!
- Why should I join one?
- Fend off procrastination.
- Make your writing time more productive—and less painful.
- Make writing more fun (misery loves company!).
- Lead to better writing and writing habits.
A writing group can…
- What can I work on?
- Papers/writing assignments for class
- Application/scholarship materials
- Creative projects
Any academic, professional, or creative writing, such as…
Writing groups are not the time for studying, but they can be used for active research and reading, including taking notes and summarizing sources.