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Daily Writing Boot-Camp for UF Postdocs

The most productive writers write daily and in small chunks.

Get started — or restarted — on your writing

Build a daily writing habit

Experiment with strategies, such as peer accountability, to overcome challenges to writing productivity


Learn more & Apply

Applications due by August 16th , Participants will be notified by August 23rd.

Program participation will be limited to 12-15 writers.

Participants in this program will:

  • Establish and share writing goals
  • Participate in a “Getting Started” workshop through the UF Writing Program
  • Commit to writing for 25 minutes / work-day (M-F) followed by 5 minutes contributing toward peer accountability (total: 30 minutes a day, M-F)
  • Receive feedback and encouragement from peers and coaches
  • Learn strategies for effective peer review, and work a peer review partner

Minimum time commitment*:

  • 30 minutes a day, M-F
  • Getting Started workshop – 2 hrs; Tuesday afternoon, September 3rd
  • Essentials of Peer Review Workshop – Up to 4 hrs. Tuesday afternoon, September 24th

*If you are unable to meet these time commitments, but still want to begin employing peer accountability to achieve your writing goals, stay tuned for Fall 2019 Writing Place Retreats. Writing Place Retreats will provide a quite space to sit and write in the company of peers and will be open to all UF Postdocs.  Three Writing Place Retreats will be scheduled for Fall 2019. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.

Questions? Contact LilyRLewis@ufl.edu

This program is sponsored by the UF Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and University Writing Program.