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Managing Your Writing Time

One of the most challenging aspects of writing for many students (and faculty!) is structuring writing time. Below are several elements crucial to helping you use your writing time more effectively.

1. Eliminate distractions.

Writing to Done: "Writing Without Distractions"

"Free Yourself from Internet Distraction..."

2. Set a writing schedule.

Pomodoro Technique

Free pomodoro timer

"How to Schedule Your Writing Like a Professional Writer"

"A Writing Routine"

3. Use a writing group to foster accountability (and support).

UNC: Writing Group Starter Kit

"9 Keys to Creating an Effective Writing Accountability Group"

"5 Tips to Create a Writer's Group that Lasts"