Three years after Write Now! was launched, we’re back! This time around, my colleague
Write Now! is a series of writing sessions supported by Edinburgh Napier University’s Research and Innovation Office. The sessions are held at our Merchiston campus in the Triangle Café to re-create the experience of writing in a coffee shop.
The sessions are held on Wednesdays from 2.30-4.30 pm. There is no obligation to join us every Wednesday. However, the sessions are held at the same time each week so that participants can add the ongoing events to their calendars. This will essentially block time out in advance so that they can protect this valuable time slot from being taken over by other meetings. It’s a great way to prioritise writing time.
Write Now! is for research students and academic staff who want time for concentrated writing. This time can be used to work on thesis chapters, journal or conference submissions, research grants, or other academic writing.
The sessions are self-led and participants manage their own writing processes. On arrival, participants are given a voucher for a drink and snack before they start writing. At the end of the session, they are asked to fill out brief (anonymous) progress cards noting what their writing goal was (and whether they met that goal) and the approximate number of words they wrote during the session.
Join us every Wednesday through May
(and maybe into June)!
Triangle Café (downstairs at Merchiston)
Free drinks and snacks
And don’t forget your laptop (or pen and paper if you’re Old Skool like that!)