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Shut up & Write! Some surprising uses of cafes and crowds in doctoral writing

Mewburn, Inger; Osborne, Lindy; Caldwell, Glenda


This chapter discusses a �writing movement�, which is currently occurring in various parts of Australia through the support of social media. A concept emerging from the caf� scene in San Francisco, �Shut Up and Write!� is a meetup group that brings writers together at a specific time and place to write side by side, thus making writing practice, social. This concept has been applied to the academic environment and our case-study explores the positive outcomes in two locations: RMIT University...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Writing Groups for Doctoral Education and Beyond: Innovations in practice and theory


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