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All forms of academic writing- dissertations, publications, books, conference papers. Mainly work but also some discussion of each other's projects, as well as discussion of that day or week's scholarly intent. Our group welcomes people who are on the academic career track as well as those following Alternative Academic (Alt-Ac) or Versatile PhD (VPhD) career paths.

The Thesis Whisperer's guide to Shut up and Write!

Cover photo by Flickr user simplybike (Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND)

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  • October 5 · 4:30 PM

    meet & work (SF)

    3 Academics

    2-3 hours of academic work. You don't have to arrive at 4:30. You're free to join at 5:30 or even 6:30 if others stay beyond that time.

  • September 13 · 10:00 AM


    2 Academics

    join for 3 hours of academic writing. My schedule is flexible so let me know if you would prefer morning/daytime groups.

  • September 2 · 1:30 PM

    Write & Work (Berkeley)

    2 Academics

    2-3 academic work and chitchat over each other's projects.

  • September 1 · 5:30 PM


    4 Academics

    join for 2-3 hours of academic writing. My schedule is flexible so let me know if you would prefer morning/daytime groups.

  • August 12 · 5:00 PM

    SF Dissertation Support Group

    7 Academics

    Hi all, For our next meeting, we will be trying out a different structure, with the first hour or so consisting of working and briefly discussing our work, and the... Learn more

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