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The Craft of Co-writing

By Emma Jackson with comments from Michaela Benson I have written more with others than I have on my own, including co-authored books with multiple authors. I like doing both. Sole-authored pieces come with the delight of deciding on every single word and no compromises (at least until the reviews roll in). Writing with others […]

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Life Chances: Co-written Re-imagined Welfare Utopias through a Fictional Novel

Debbie Watson, Simon Poulter, Sophie Mellor and Marilyn Howard In the fourth part of our special section on Sociology and Fiction, Debbie Watson, Simon Poulter, Sophie Mellor and Marilyn Howard reflect on their ‘Life Chances’ project: the co-development of a fictional novel with community participants. ‘Life Chances’, a phrase first used by sociologist Max Weber, has been appropriated by recent British […]

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