Writing Retreats & Workshops

Scholarly Writing Workshops

Each year, OFD offers scholarly writing workshops for faculty and librarians. Examples of past workshops include:

  • Scholarly Writing: What Works for You?
  • Publishing Your First Book: Where to Begin?
  • Publishing Your Second Book: Faculty and Editors Demystify the Process
  • Planning Your Winter Session Writing Project
  • Planning Your Summer Research and Writing


Scholarly Writing Retreats 

OFD hosts scholarly writing retreats throughout the academic year. Retreats provide a quiet on-campus location for you and your colleagues to engage in focused writing time. OFD provides coffee, tea, water, and snacks.

In May, OFD hosts a day-long scholarly writing retreat to help faculty jump-start their summer writing projects. This highly-rated event offers faculty a comfortable and collegial environment in which to work on scholarly projects. Breakout sessions and individual consultations are offered on effective writing, setting writing goals and developing a competitive proposal for funding. Continental breakfast and a catered lunch are provided along with coffee and tea throughout the day.