Fall 2021 Postdoc Writing Program
The secret to writing is writing

The Fall Writing Program is open to all UF Postdocs and will include a weekly Virtual Writing Retreat & Writing Support Group, with one instructional workshop per month. Writers are strongly encouraged to attend all writing and instructional sessions to stay on track with writing goals and contribute to peer accountability structures.

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How to Develop a Writing Habit
September 9th, 2-4pm

How to Develop a Writing Habit
September 9th, 2-4pm

Kick off the Fall 2021 Postdoc Writing Program with Dr. Mickey Schafer of the University Writing Program. Dr. Schafer will provide instruction on how to get started developing a consistent and productive writing habit. Following the workshop, participants will have time to work on their writing, so make sure to bring one of your writing projects.

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Essentials of Peer Review 
October 14th, 2-4pm

Essentials of Peer Review
October 14th, 2-4pm

Join Dr. Dr. Mickey Schafer of the University Writing Program to learn best practices for peer review. Dr. Schafer will provide advice you can being applying right away to make your peer review sessions more productive. Writers in the workshop will be paired up to practice peer review during the second half of the session. All participants should bring written material they would like to have peer reviewed during the session.

Science Writing for Broad Audiences 
November 11th, 2-4pm

Science Writing for Broad Audiences
November 11th, 2-4pm

Dr. Jerald Pinson, Assistant Science Writer with the Florida Museum of Natural History will share tips for translating your technical research writing into articles that will appeal to broad audiences, allowing you to expand the impact and more effectively promote of your research.

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Virtual Writing Retreats

September 9th – November 25th

Every Thursday 2-4pm

Join the UF Postdoc Writing Program virtual writing retreats to meet your Fall writing goals in a supportive community of peers. Virtual writing retreats will be held every Thursday, 2pm - 4pm. Each session consists of a 15 minute group check-in at the beginning of the session, 90 minutes of writing, and a 15 minute group check-out at the end of the session. Check-in’s are for the purpose of setting writing goals, leveraging peer accountability, and sharing strategies for overcoming resistance to writing. Workshops will replace weekly writing retreats, and will also include time for writing.