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Registration is now open for TAA’s October Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp

bootcampGain access to resources, accountability check-ins, and support and encouragement as you work to complete your dissertation by joining us for TAA’s October Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp. This third boot camp in a series of 9, will be held Saturday & Sunday, October 18-19. It will feature a 30-minute webinar presented by Meggin McIntosh, PhD, President of Emphasis on Excellence, Inc., entitled, “Ack! My Dissertation Feels Like a Bloated Elephant: Getting Your Dissertation Written One Bite at a Time”, that will offer ideas that you can use to conceptualize, plan, and manage your projects.  Registration deadline is October 15. Free for TAA members! Register

Join TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter for only $15 and gain access to all upcoming virtual writing accountability boot camps plus a wealth of dissertation writing resources. The boot camps each focus on a different aspect of the writing process, including goal-setting, developing good writing habits, the revision process, and accessing your creativity to enhance your What previous participants of TAA's Dissertation Writing Boot Camp Had to Sayacademic writing. Read 6 Reasons to Participate in a Writing Boot Camp. Current TAA members can register here.

The boot camps are led by Ashley Sanders, a doctoral candidate in History at Michigan State University. She is a full-time author for GradHacker, her own academic blog, Colonialism Through the Veil, and has written on various digital humanities topics for the Cultural Heritage Informatics blog.

As a Dissertators United Chapter member, you will be eligible to register for ALL of the boot camps, and gain access to the Dissertators United Chapter Resources page containing resources gathered specifically for those completing a dissertation. In addition, you will have access to TAA member resources, including webinars, podcasts and how-to-articles, and be eligible for a $1,000 publication grant, and have access to mentors who can help you take your writing to the next level.

Registrants of TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter Writing Boot Camps will be invited to sign up to get connected with an accountability partner. Knowing that you need to communicate your progress to someone else can provide the accountability you need to keep your dissertation on track! Sign up instructions will be included in the boot camp registration confirmation email.

Follow #DUChapter on Twitter for the latest information on our writing boot camps and resources! If you are not already on Twitter, but would like to receive the tips and motivators that will be posted on Twitter throughout the boot camp, view this Twitter Tutorial for assistance in setting up a Twitter account.

Learn more about TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter and register for the October boot camp.


Meggin McIntosh will also be presenting a two-part TAA Webinar, entitled, “Hunks, Chunks & Bites (Or How to Eat an Elephant): Managing Your Small & Large Projects”, on Thursday, October 23, 3-4 p.m. EDT & Thursday, October 30, 3-4 p.m. EDT. Free for TAA members! Register