iTHRIV Assists with Manuscript Writing

April 27, 2022 by

ithriv logoStruggling to find time to write? Can’t finish that manuscript? iTHRIV* can help!

Writing Accountability Groups

A Writing Accountability Group (WAG) is a peer-facilitated, active writing group that meets once a week for 1 hour over a 10-week block:

  • First 15 minutes, updates and goal setting
  • 30 min of timed communal writing
  • Last 15 min of reporting and wrap-up

WAGs are focused on developing a process and habit of writing (no peer review).  They are limited to 4-8 members who must be willing to commit to attending at least 7 sessions.  All necessary materials and tracking tool template will be provided to each group and an iTHRIV team member will provide a brief orientation during the first session.

A WAG can be in-person or virtual and is dependent on the group.  All researchers at any iTHRIV partner site are eligible to join a WAG.

If you are interested in starting a WAG or if you would like to join one, please contact iTHRIV:

For more information about WAGs download this Powerpoint file or click here.

*The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia is a transformational cross-Commonwealth collaboration that leverages the latest advances in data science to accelerate innovation in health-related research and facilitate team science.

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