Faculty Writers Group
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Started in winter 2006, this group of 12-20 faculty meet regularly to share writing tips, keep each other accountable to goals, and to peer review others' work.

Here is a page that explains our rationale.


Here is an example of our activities.


This from U.C., CECH professor, Mary Brydon-Miller was presented at the July 2009 retreat. It contains tips for publishing SoTL studies.

A website for academic productivity with 8 Writing Tips:
http://www.academicproductivity.com/2007/eight-tips-for-better-academic-writing/
Successful writers blog:
http://successfulwritingtips.com/2008/09/27/productive-writers-do-what/
Start Writing blog:
http://en.wordpress.com/tag/start-writing/

More writing tips can be found in this article from Change.


And in these handouts from a Meggin McIntosh teleseminar.

Here is an organizer that can help you brainstorm thoughts on a topic.

This book will convince you to turn off your email so that you can actually get some writing completed.
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***We had a great writers retreat in July 2009, and we are planning another Writers Retreat for members of this group and the Critical Thinking Faculty Learning Community December 14, 2009. '' angie_at_center.jpgIf you're interested, contact the facilitators Brenda Refaei or Robin Lightner.