February 2, 2011

Collaboration

Posted in Collaboration tagged at 9:45 am by Rebecca Hein

Musicians and writers spend hours in solitary work on our skills, but there’s one important difference between the two groups. Music is by nature a shared endeavor whereas writers must actively seek opportunities to involve others.

Even then, collaboration is rare. Public readings and critique groups require only that the writer read his or her own work or comment on the work of others.

But writers actually can partake of the fun of collaboration, thus achieving a sense of shared art which is the essence of music.

Next: How can writers create the equivalent of chamber music?

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