Tag Archives: co-writing

Co-writing, a continuing story…

This is a guest post written by John Cowan and Susi Peacock who write together.  Their bio-notes are at the bottom of this post.  This brief piece of collaborative written work was conceived in a typical manner, by Susi and me.  As we … Continue reading

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co-writing strategies – or – what could possibly go wrong?

Writing collaboratively can be a joy. But it can also be challenging.  It is important when writing with others to choose a strategy which is not only manageable but also has more likelihood of joy than challenge. The talk-write together approach Barbara and … Continue reading

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choose your writing partner carefully

We hear a lot about the benefits of collaboration in writing. I’m always banging on about how good it is to have regular writing partners. But not all collaborations work out well. Things can go wrong. People don’t pull their weight. People don’t … Continue reading

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writing with your supervisor

This is a guest post from Dr Charlotte Wegener who is Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication, Aalborg University, Denmark I am currently finalizing draft chapters for a book I’m co-writing with my former supervisor. The title of the … Continue reading

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book blogging – making room for two

Ta dah. Loud fanfare. We have now written seven chapters, five of them in this sitting. That’s two days per chapter. Whew. We’ve had to be pretty organised to achieve this level of productivity. We’ve not only done a lot of … Continue reading

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co-writing the messy first draft

another of those posts where I talk about my own practice… I’m currently engaged in several bits of co-writing. They are not the talk-and-write-together model that I do with Barbara. No, these are variations on the write-together-write-separate process. Because this … Continue reading

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book interlude – girls interrupted

One of the big challenges in the way that Barbara and I write together is that it is episodic. Because we live in different parts of the world, we physically manage to get together only two or three times a … Continue reading

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