Collaboration doesn’t always smell like roses. Listen to this candid conversation about the potential problems of cowriting, how Zach and J. cope with these problems in their own business, and more:

  • Recent events in the video game industry and what authors can learn from them
  • Some changes happening over at the Patreon + what novelists can learn by studying other mediums of storytelling
  • Why every fiction writer needs to pick up a copy of The Emotion Thesaurus
  • The recent struggles J. and Zach have faced in their cowriting process, the struggle of creating a shared vision for collaborative work, and why you need to limit your attachment to specific ideas
  • Tactics the guys have used to overcome their cowriting struggles
  • Some of the cowriting problems you need to be prepared for when you start collaborating with others
  • Practical strategies you can use to overcome problems in your own collaborations + the importance of developing systems

Plus, submit your ways and hacks to The Career Author Podcast in the comments section below!

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

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