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.
WHEN:A�Monday, December 19, 2016, 2:00pm a�� 4:00pm
WHERE: Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology (CUNY), 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Space is limited, so register early)
RSVP for the 12/19 Event: https://acrlnyforms.wufoo.com/forms/1219-shut-up-and-write-event/
WHEN:A�Friday, January 13, 2017, 9:30am a�� 10:45am
WHERE:A�Mercy College – Manhattan, 66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016, Room 721 (Space is limited, so register early)
RSVP for the 1/13 Event: https://acrlnyforms.wufoo.com/forms/113-shut-up-and-write-event/
Note: All attendees must bring a photo ID, your name will be on a list at the guard station.