There are lots and lots of resources to help academic writers improve their writing and work towards greater productivity. Below is a list of books and websites you might want to check out and use in your writing group.
This article provides an interesting perspective on leadership, which you might find valuable in your group work. Page 73 in particular might be interesting/useful in thinking about groups/communities: 1. Name the community 2. Connect the community 3. Find resources for the community 4. Tell the stories of the community.