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Weekly online Shut Up & Write Session for PGRs and ECRs

Weekly Shut Up & Write Session for PGRs and ECRs

Following the fantastic discussion at our BAMS careers and support panel at New Work in Modernist Studies, we are setting up a weekly ‘Shut Up & Write’ Session for postgraduate and early career researchers.

Many of our PGR and ECR members have said that they struggle with work precarity and workload pressures, often struggling to find the time to write in between a changeable routine and new teaching commitments. They also told us that writing can be a challenge when they are working alone or in institutions where there are few peers working on a similar area.

That’s why we’re setting up our Shut Up & Write session. For three hours a week, we will run the session virtually via Twitter. Follow us @modernistudies to join in, and use the hashtag #modwrite to set your goals, encourage others, chat about your work, and post your progress.

The first session will run Monday 12th February, 2–5pm GMT, and will continue every Monday afternoon thereafter.

For more information on the concept of Shut Up & Write, see this blog post by The Thesis Whisperer