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6 good reasons and 3 bad reasons to write collaboratively

(an extract from the forthcoming book, “How To Write A Collaborative Novel” by Heide Goody and Iain Grant) There are lots of reasons to collaborate. Indeed, to remangle a frequently mangled Shakespearean quote, some people are born to collaborate, some

Posted in 2013, Books, How-to's, Writing Tagged with: , , , , ,

Novel writing processes

You and your collaborator(s) may have devised a setting, some characters and the plot of your story but this represents only the beginning of the creative process for collaborative writers. At some point, you are going to need to tackle

Posted in 2012, How-to's, Writing Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Creativity in the Christmas Carnage.

Elf sorts his baubles At this time of year, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with a million things other than writing. If you get a break from over-eating, over-drinking and over-preparing for Christmas then how do you make the best

Posted in 2011 Tagged with: ,