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Write to TV, 2nd Edition by Martie Cook

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WRITING TEAMS

 

SHOULD YOU GET A WRITING PARTNER?

As you begin your career, one thing you may want to consider is whether or not you want to work with a writing partner. In the industry, two writers that come together to form one writing entity are known as a writing team. I have worked both on my own and as part of a writing team. Both have advantages and disadvantages. You really just have to weigh the pros and cons and decide what is right for you. I will say, however, that in comedy, I think having a partner can be beneficial, especially when it comes to joke writing.

Being part of a writing team is a lot like being in a marriage. In fact, some writers openly admit that they spend more time with their writing partner ...

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