The Worthwhile Relationship in Collaborative Writing


Writing is most often thought of as a solitary activity, and writers know the hazards of too many captains steering the ship of a single piece. At The Toast, Jilly Gagnon considers the ups and downs of working with a writing partner and concludes that, despite many frustrating aspects, the experience is ultimately rewarding:

Writing with someone else is like nuking the ground you previously napalmed. Then salting the earth. You’ll not only destroy both your egos, they’ll only ever grow back with flippers.

Victor Luo is a graduate of UC Davis's MA in Creative Writing program specializing in fiction. He lives in Los Angeles where he loves never having to be cold. More from this author →