"New Faculty Writing Groups" (post) explains the benefits of, types of, and obstacles for writing groups --and outlines some first steps in getting started with such a group.
1. Benefits of Writing Groups
- "[A] writing group ... help[s] ... faculty members strengthen their confidence as academic writers."
"An academic career ... is a solitary and isolating experience, particularly when we are writing": "[g]roups can make the writing experience more meaningful and fruitful."