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Crisis Centre

Shut Up & Write!

for Graduate Students

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Register at studentlifeportal.uoit.ca

Stop talking about writing. Stop reading about writing. Stop thinking about writing. Shut Up & Write!

It doesn't matter if you are working on a thesis chapter, literature review, conference paper, or proposal. Shut Up & Write! provides a supportive environment where everyone has the same goal. 

We hope to see you on there!

For more information, please contact studentlearning@uoit.ca

How it works

You arrive before 9 a.m. with your research, notes, and laptop to get organized.

We start at 9 a.m., and you start writing.

As you look around or start to lose focus, you feel guilty that everyone else is working. This motivates you to get back to work.

During the day, you have a 45 minute individual writing consultation with a Writing Specialist.

We schedule breaks and lunch as well as provide refreshments and snacks.

At 4 p.m., you're amazed at how productive you were.

The rules

1. During the writing sessions, you can't talk, leave the room, or use social media.

2. Cell phones must be switched off and put away.

3. Your laptop or tablet must be used for writing.

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