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Beyond Productivity: How to Build an Enjoyable Writing Practice

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ProWritingAid Presents: How to Build a Joyful Academic Writing Practice with Social Writing

Are you having trouble making space for writing in the midst of pandemic life? Do you feel guilty for not being more productive when it seems you have more time to write?

This workshop describes how writers can reconnect with their writing without guilt, shame, or coercion.

Participants will learn: - how sheltering-in-place actually makes writing more difficult, not less - why focusing on productivity is counterproductive - an easy, healthy, pandemic-friendly way to boost your motivation for writing

  1. Michelle Boyd, Founder of InkWell Academic Writing Retreats
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Michelle Boyd, Founder of InkWell Academic Writing Retreats

Michelle Boyd, PhD is an award-winning writer and scholar; a former tenured associate professor; and the founder of InkWell Academic Writing Retreats. She has been leading retreats since 2012, when she cofounded and coached her first retreat at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Three years later, she left faculty life to create InkWell, where she helps scholars who dread writing develop a sustainable, satisfying, productive writing practice.

Watch the replay now!

This webinar went live on June 11, 2020, but we recorded it for you to enjoy any time! Just hit the play button below to watch the replay.

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Hayley Milliman

Hayley Milliman

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Hayley is the Head of Learning at ProWritingAid. Prior to joining this team, Hayley spent several years as an elementary school teacher and curriculum developer in Memphis, TN. When Hayley isn't hunched over her keyboard, you can find her figure skating at the ice rink or hiking with her dog.

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