By Dr Susan Mowbray with Christina Green and Rachel Westcott
In last week’s post about a virtual writing group, participants were self-managing regular opportunities to do writing together – this week’s post describes a regular online writing group where participants do their writing separately and then come together to discuss their writing.
Two participants and the group facilitator tell us how it works. Christina is a professional music therapist and composer, songwriter and performer based in Melbourne and working on her doctorate part-time. Rachel is a practising veterinarian and volunteer coordinator for South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management; she is based in Adelaide and is completing her PhD (by papers). As the Academic Literacy Advisor at Western Sydney University, Susan facilitates the group.
The Online Thesis Writing Group: practices and processes
Online Thesis Writing Group (TWG) members meet in virtual online spaces (via ZOOM) for up to two hours once a fortnight. Groups are small and meetings are facilitated so that each piece of writing is allocated equal time for group discussion. Continue reading