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‘Learning to be a co-author’ over on Research Whisperer

I am  currently working on three book projects with three different teams, and that has led me to think carefully about how to be a co-author.

So I just wrote a post for my friends at The Research Whisperer.

Co-authoring felt scary when I started because I had to make myself vulnerable and accountable to my collaborators. But, as we became a writing team, I realised that this was one of the most effective, affirming, and intellectually robust ways I had ever worked.

If you can find a writing team that communicates, is fair, and does the work, I’d strongly encourage you to have a go.

Find out more about my top 10 tips on how to be a co-author over on their blog!

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