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Tag Archives: co-writing
There are various types of co-writing practices. Pretty well all of them involve you working on text that other people have written. This is a sensitive matter. Many people are anxious about their writing and do not enjoy the process … Continue reading
I write a lot about co- writing and the particular people I work with. But there’s one co-writing situation I don’t talk much about. And I should own up. I have been in a writing relationship with EN – full … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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