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 Maria Gardiner

Campus

Date

Time

Room

Townsville

Monday 25 November 2019

9:00am to 12:00pm

TBC

Zoom

Monday 25 November 2019

9:00am to 12:00pm

https://jcu.zoom.us/j/404090600

Cairns

Wednesday 27 November 2019

9:00am to 12:00pm

TBC

Zoom

Wednesday 27 November 2019

9:00am to 12:00pm

https://jcu.zoom.us/j/645706715

Registrations open 6 weeks prior to the workshop date via CareerHub. (Staff are welcome however only HDR Candidates need to register)

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.