We have curated some links to resources that might help when you do get round to working - and its OK not to for a while... This isn't the old normal. Flatten the curve and lower the performative bar. 
Send us your links @anujacabraal and @ThomsonPat and don't forget our weekly chats on @VirtualnotViral on Monday 9am GMT and 6pm AEST



Writing in turbulent times LSE blog

Writing right now Rachael Cayley 

When I write I write for myself. Anuja Cabraal 

Notes, drafts and papers, Les Back sociology podcast 

Twelve top tips for writing while distracted Helen Kara

Dealing with the blank page Raul Pachego-Vega

Writing to get unstuck Patter


Patter - academic writing and research

Helen Kara = academic writing and research

Doctoral writing SIG - academic writing

Explorations of Style - academic writing 

Thesis Whisperer -academic life, writing and research

Research Whisperer - funding, research, academic life

Raul Pachego Vega - organisational hacks, research

Research Degree Insiders 

Anuja Cabraal - research


Helen Swords Words writing resources 

Research on the benefits of retreats,

SUAW (Roberta Kwok in Nature)

How to run a Shut Up And Write session using video and social media platforms: the ultimate cheat sheet via ResearchInsiders blog  

Wendy Belchers writing support group on facebook

Shut up and write - you may have to get a password to attend,

Check the websites for details:

(1) Run by Latrobe University 

(2) Run by ANU 

  • Monday 10 am -12 pm Starting 23 March 2020.

  • Monday 1pm to 3pm

  • Wednesday 10am-12pm

  • Wednesday 1pm to 3pm

PhD Forum has virtual writing rooms 

The Thriving Researcher is offering online meetups - you have to register via Eventbrite 

UofGPhD are holding open chats and writing retreats - see their Facebook page



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