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Shut Up & Write! Wednesday Mornings (and optional Accountability Group)

Starla Carpenter @starlacarpenter

Champaign Public Library - Champaign, IL
200 W Green St #5193

Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Join us for an hour of writing! We’ve discovered that it’s strikingly helpful to write with other writers. See if it’s true for you at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. We meet in one of the upstairs conference or study rooms at the Champaign Library. Be it a book, blog, script, essay, dissertation, resume, melody, poem or just plain work stuff, you are invited to write it with us. No one will see what you've written or give you unsolicited advice. Instead of just thinking about writing, come and get some real writing done. Optionally, stay after the writing to discuss your writing objectives and progress with other writers. Whether you're working under non-negotiable deadlines, submitting work for publication, or just trying to set up a regular writing schedule, this group is designed to help you hold yourself accountable! 9:30-9:44 quick introductions and networking. 9:45 - timer starts: write for 1 hour. 10:45 - Socialize and say goodbye for those leaving 11:00 - Optional accountability group for those interested -- stay to discuss your individual writing objectives, and to share achievements, progress or writing advice. We can meet up to an hour. BEING LATE IS FINE! Just enter quietly, and everyone will be willing to make room for the friendly latecomer. Happy writing and I look forward to seeing you at the Champaign Public Library! What Should I Bring? Whatever you need to be able to write! Your laptop or notebook, and earbuds/earplugs and music if you want to listen to music. The rooms are very quiet. Other Important Details: The library has free wifi and parking. There is a cafe on the first floor -- beverages are ok, though the policy for the conference rooms prohibits food.