Writing bootcamps are postponed until further notice due to the current Covid-19 situation.
Are you writing something but feeling isolated or distracted? Why not try working in a larger group in a supporting environment. Nexus is hosting four writing bootcamps on the following dates:
The writing bootcamps take place from 9-3:45 in the Nexus Centre (SN4022) and are open to everyone.
FEEL FREE TO COME FOR THE DAY, OR PART OF THE DAY (JUST MAKE SURE TO COME OR LEAVE DURING A BREAK!).
9:00-9:15 SET UP: GET COMFORTABLE, GET CAFFEINATED
9:15-9:30 SHARE: GOALS FOR THE DAY (FIRST DAY, INTRODUCTIONS)
9:30-10:30 SESSION 1: WRITNG TIME. DURING THIS TIME, SCHOLARS ARE IN THEIR SEATS WRITING. NO EMAIL CHECKS, NO CHITCHAT. JUST FOCUS ON THE TASK AND GET THE WORDS OUT.
10:30-10:45 BREAK: THIS IS TIME TO VENT, SNACK, REST, CHAT, CHECK E-MAIL, AND TALK THROUGH ANY WRITING DILEMMAS.
10:45-12:00 SESSION 2: WRITNG TIME.
1:00-2:15 SESSION 3: WRITNG TIME.
2:30-3:45 SESSION 4: WRITNG TIME
3:45-4:30 REPORT: ON GOALS/REVIEW THE DAY'S ACHIEVEMENTS,
DISCUSS AND DEBRIEF.
This writing bootcamp description and schedule is taken with permission from writing bootcamps organized and hosted by Dr. Amanda Bittner in Political Science at Memorial University and has only been adjusted slightly to fit specifics of this Writing Bootcamp. Amanda shares credit for this schedule with Dr. Angie Bos in Political Science at Wooster College.