Beat Procrastination at ACRL/NYa��s Feb 16 a�?Shut Up and Writea�? session

ACRL/NYa��s Feb 16 “Shut Up and Write” Event

Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on [real or virtual] paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to putting nose to the grindstone?A�Begun in San Francisco, a�?Shut Up and Writea�? meetup groups have popped up around the country, including a community of academic writers calledA� Shut Up and Write Tuesdays, who write and Tweet together ona��you guessed it: Tuesdays (@SUWTNA). These writing communities are set up to help authors skip the procrastination and a�?get on with it already.a�? And, if you don’t know where or how to begin — we’ll help you.

Join the ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group, the Mentoring Program, and the Research & Writing Support Group for an evening of writing, encouragement, a bit of networking & refreshments, and more writing.

These events are open to current members of ACRL/NY.A�Become a member. Not sure if you are a current member? ContactA�sbaschnikw@oldwestbury.edu.

WHEN:A�Thursday, February 16, 4:00pm a�� 6:00pm
WHERE: Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016, Room C196.05 (Space is limited, so register early)

RSVP: https://acrlnyforms.wufoo.com/forms/z1ej2smt0k194e8/

Questions? EmailA�lmiles.librarian@gmail.com

Note: All attendees must bring a photo ID, your name will be on a list at the guard station.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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