National Events

26 Apr 18

Bite size, snack size and supersized: Building a writing habit.


Do you struggle to find dedicated time for writing?

Do you get stuck when you first sit down to write?

Then join in this webinar where Dr McDonough will share strategies and resources for approaching your writing and editing practices.

Writing is a skill, and like other skills, it can be developed. In this webinar you will explore strategies to improve writing productivity through the use of short bursts or snack writing as well as targeted writing within longer sessions.

Reasons to participate

If you want to stop using the excuse that you are time poor and want to start on the path to becoming a prolific academic writer, this webinar is for you.

  • Learn how to successfully increase writing productivity.
  • Understand why binge writing does not lead to quality outcomes.
  • Explore the common myths that stop people from writing.
  • Develop strategies to work in short frequent bursts.

Our Expert

Dr Sharon McDonough

Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the Mt. Helen Campus of Federation University of Australia

Sharon’s research interests are in initial teacher education, teacher emotion and resilience, and mentoring. Sharon is a member of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) executive where she holds the ECR/ HDR portfolio. Sharon publishes in national and international journals and is author of the chapter “Playing, moving and shifting: Finding your writing voice” in Postgraduate study in Australia: Surviving and Succeeding (McMaster, Murphy, Whitburn & Mewburn, 2017). She is interested in the use of social media in academic work, tweets at @Sharon_McD and is the Australian host of the online virtual writing group @SUWTues (

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NSW/VIC/TAS/ACT/QLD: 2:00 - 3:00pm AEST
SA/NT: 1.30 - 2:30pm
WA: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
NZL: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Event Date & Time: Thursday, 26th April 2018, 2pm - 3.00pm AEST

Event Location: WEBINAR, National

Registrations Open: 19th Mar 18 1:00 AM

Registrations Close: 26th Apr 18 10:00 AM

Places Available: 98

Your Investment

AAG Members: FREE
NZAG Members: FREE
Non-Members: $50.00

Refund and Cancellation Policy

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  • Registrations are closed

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