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Co-Writing A Book

A non fiction book by


Co-writing can be an amazing experience when two minds come together to create something new in the world.

Or it can be a painful process that ends in disaster!

In this short book, bestselling authors J. Thorn and Joanna Penn share tips on how to successfully co-write a book and avoid the pitfalls along the way. It includes excerpts from their private co-writing diary, honest notes written every day on a fiction project that will help you on your own journey.

Updated 2017 with a new chapter based on a four-author collaborative novel.

In this book, you will discover:

What is co-writing?

Benefits of co-writing

* The difficulties of co-writing

* Finding the right person to co-write with

* Before you start: written legal agreement

* Practicalities and process of co-writing and co-creation

* Excerpts from Risen Gods co-writing diary

* What happens if it goes wrong?

* Other types of collaboration and co-creation

* Tips for multi-author boxsets

* Tips for managing a multi-author collaboration

* Appendix 1: Example agreement

If you want to improve your writing skills and your productivity, co-writing might be the right thing for you. Download a sample and try the book.

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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback

Title: Co-Writing A Book: Collaboration And Co-Creation For Writers (Books for Writers)
Author(s): Joanna Penn, J Thorn
ISBN: 1-912105-92-6 / 978-1-912105-92-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Curl Up Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU