Busy times at PS Programmes Towers: the contracts are signed, the editors are furiously blue-pencilling adjectives, and the inky-sleeved printers are awaiting the first pages of copy to be sent down for typesetting. We are writing a book.

‘We’ is crucial. The process is entirely collaborative with parties pitching in ideas, shaping text, doing the paperwork. A good collaboration should be more than the sum of its parts, yin and yang creating a harmonious whole (critical opinion pending).

Collaborations are, however you cut them, business agreements, and it’s smart to get things clear from the get-go. Unhappy collaborators are only too happy to share their horror stories, and from these, we are delighted to present our three top tips for happy collaborations. Continue reading →