Turbocharge your Writing

Core Attribute: Communicates with impact
Hugh Kearns 
Target group: Academic and research staff
Duration: 2.5hrs

Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.   

This workshop will help you to understand:  

  • why it's hard to get started  
  • how we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing   
  • the principles of quick starting  
  • how to deal with destructive internal beliefs  
  • how to set a writing plan and stick to it  
  • how to set achievable goals by writing in a silo  
  • how to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce  
  • how to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work  

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify your writing priorities  
  • work out your best writing time and place  
  • increase the number of words you write. 


2023 dates


Note: This is a virtual workshop. You will receive a separate email with your Zoom registration instructions following workshop confirmation.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, 30 May 2023 9:30am - 12:00pm 

Training room (AU2-02), 101 Currie Street

Wednesday 25 October, 2023 9:30am - 12:00pm