Academic Writing Retreat — A weekend for PhD-students and Post-Docs to unfold writing effectively.

Since publishing is of such central relevance for academic careers, we dedicate this weekend to produce good output quickly: by doing it together, in a highly activating working atmosphere, through guided writing sessions and workshops. Here you experience concentration and flow and learn how to reach them in your everyday life. Join us for a weekend at the Villa Ingrid in Weimar! You will be amazed what you can achieve in optimal working environment! Output guaranteed!

Elements of the course:
– Thursday 6-7.30pm: Self-regulation in the Writing Process: An introduction to self-coaching in the writing process
– Friday: Writing-Sweatshop: One day. One text. This guided writing process on Friday lasts 8 highly structured and effective hours. You will write a text in a single day, e.g. a chapter of your dissertation, a journal article, a research proposal, a lecture or a grant application. Everyone begins with a blank sheet of paper and writes all the way to a well-rounded first draft. In the course of this day you learn effective writing strategies while pushing your individual text project forward.
– Saturday: Lessons from Goethe: resources for ongoing productivity as a writer.

This tough but very rewarding workshop will be facilitated by Katja Günther in English, but you can of course write in any language you want. Cost of participation is 425,- EUR plus 19% MwSt.

When? 01.–03. February 2018
Where? Management Akademie Weimar (Villa Ingrid), Gutenbergstraße 1 in 99423 Weimar
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