Starting a Writing Group
Writing groups can help graduate students reduce isolation, increase motivation and accountability, and depending on the type of group, give and receive feedback.
Be clear about the purpose and structure of your writing group. Different types include:
You can experiment with these types to create a group that works best for all its members. When creating a group, it’s important to consider:
Special considerations for feedback groups:
Improve your writing and study skills! Book an appointment with a writing advisor and/or academic coach on OSCARplus. Questions? Email email@example.com.
“Graduate student writing groups.” Student Academic Success Services, Queen’s University, https://sass.queensu.ca/graduate-student-writing-groups/
“Setting Up Your Own Writing Group.” The Writing Center, George Mason University, https://writingcenter.gmu.edu/for-graduate-students/setting-up-your-own-writing-group