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Thinking, Writing, Advancing: a 2 day, residential writing retreat for mid- to late stage PhD students


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Thursday 26 July to Friday 27 July 2018: Thinking, Writing, Advancing: a 2 day, residential writing retreat for mid- to late stage PhD students
Birkbeck, University of London

The 'writing up' phase of the PhD can be stressful and lonely, especially if the student is under pressure to finish within a tight timescale. This two day, residential retreat offers a breathing space for PhD students, allowing them to air writing issues with their peers, share best practice and re-examine their writing process. Day 1 tackles common writing problems and gives students exercises to stimulate creativity and help them gain perspective on their project. In the evening, there is a communal dinner and networking. Day 2 is a chance to write in a quiet and supportive atmosphere and to have one-to-one consultations with Katie and Anne,  two successful professional writers.

Deadline to register - Thursday 12 July - 5 p.m. Writing retreat