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Build Up Healthy Writing Habits This Fall with Writing Together Online (WTO)

Writing Together Special In-person Retreat

We invite you to attend  an in-person retreat on Wed, Sep 27th, 12-2pm. This program will empower you to make progress in your research and writing and work productively in the company of other scholars. In addition to the the “write” ambiance, we will provide lunch and drinks

WHEN: Wed, Sep 27th, 12-2pm
WHERE: E25-119-121, 45 Carleton Street
RSVP through this link

The Fall 2023 Writing Together program consists of two challenges:

Challenge 1: Monday, September 18th through Friday, October 27th
Break: October 30th – November 3rd
Challenge 2: Monday, November 6th through, Friday, December 15th

Writing Together Online offers the structured writing time to help you stay focused and productive during the busy fall months. We offer writing sessions every work day, Monday through Friday. Join our daily 90-minute writing sessions and become part of a community of scholars who connect online, set realistic goals, and write together in the spirit of accountability and camaraderie. The program is open to all MIT students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and affiliates who are working on papers, proposals, thesis/dissertation chapters, application materials, and other writing projects.

Session Times:

Mondays 9:30–11am
Tuesdays 8–9:30am and 9:30–11am
Wednesdays 9:30–11am
Thursdays 8–9:30am and 9:30–11am
Fridays  9:30–11am

Students and postdocs who attend at least 5 sessions per challenge will be entered into a gift-card raffle taking place on Friday, October 27th (Challenge 1) or Friday, December 15th (Challenge 2), at 11am. The more you participate, the more times you will be entered into the raffle of prizes.

To participate in this program:

1. Register through this form, and we will send you the Zoom links to connect.
2. Set up your laptop, books, articles, water, and snacks.
3. Connect through the link 5 minutes before the event.

What to expect during this event:

1. We will start with short announcements about this program
2. We will proceed with a goal-setting exercise
3. After we set writing goals for the session, we will start writing in breakout rooms.
4. About 5 minutes before the end of the program, we will gather in the main room to share our progress.

The funding support for this program comes from: