Turbocharge Your Writing

Turbocharge Your Writing:  Getting Your Thesis Finished

Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

This workshop will help you to understand:

  • Why it's hard to get started
  • How we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing
  • The principles of quick starting
  • How to deal with destructive internal beliefs
  • How to set a writing plan and stick to it
  • How to set achievable goals by writing in a silo
  • How to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce
  • How to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work

Read the Nature article titled ‘Turbocharge your writing today’ by ThinkWell’s Hugh Kearns and Maria Gardiner.

Presented by Thinkwell's Hugh Kearns or Maria Gardiner

Campus

Date

Time

Room

Townsville

Wednesday 20 June 2018

9:00am to 12:00pm

018-002B

Cairns

Monday 18 June 2018

9:00am to 12:00pm

A1-129

Townsville

Wednesday 28 November 2018

9:00am to 12:00pm

142-022

Cairns

Monday 26 November 2018

9:00am to 12:00pm

B1-031

Registrations open 6 weeks prior to the workshop date via CareerHub.

For more information visit the Thinkwell website. eBook available for purchase from their website.

Participation in this workshop may be counted in the Elective Component of RD7003 for PhD candidates.