The Writing Hub

"Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but that's the only way you can do anything really good." William Faulkner

Supporting our community of writers at Brookes

The Writing Hub is a gathering point for people interested in developing writing skills at Brookes. It encompasses staff and students, our academic writers across the disciplines, our present or future professional writers and those at every stage of developing their writing. The Writing Hub provides a network for sharing writing development activities and hosts regular events and writing retreats. It is a supportive space in which to share experiences, adopt new techniques and get beyond the imperfections of first drafts to reach your full potential.

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News and events

Writing Retreats for DNurs Students

The final writing retreat in a series of 3 has been planned for students enrolled on the DNurs programme. 

  • Endgame Thesis Workshop: This is aimed at doctoral writers within 6-12 months of submission of their PhD thesis. Places are limited, but everyone who attends will be offered individual feedback on their writing.  
    • Saturday 23 September 2023, 9.00am-4.00pm, Gypsy Lane Campus, room TBC

For more information, please contact Dr Marion Waite

Contact us

If you are interested in writing, wish to develop your own writing or are involved in developing others’ writing, we want to hear from you. Please contact to get involved or join our mailing list.