Top 5 Collaboration Quotes


  • I think it is in collaboration that the nature of art is revealed. ~ Steve Lacy

  • Politeness is the poison of collaboration. ~ Edwin Land

  • If I have seen farther than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ~ Isaac Newton

  • Every sin is the result of a collaboration. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca 

  • Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. ~ Mattie Stepanek


Writing is known to be a solitary task and yet literary collaborations between authors are remarkably frequent. Grimm’s Fairy Tales set the standard for literary collaborations in 19th Century Europe. This grisly collection of short stories has stood the test of time and proves that writing collaborations can be successful. Since the Grimm Brothers there have been famous joint efforts, dynamic writing duos like: Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. Even the King, as in Stephen King, partnered up with Peter Straub in the Talisman, which is why I recently entered into my first writing collaboration with fellow author Desiree Smith-Daughety. Our experimental project Two Weeks to Rites is a ghostly web series written exclusively for Waterfront  You’ve probably seen it mentioned here a time or two. Maybe you’re reading Two Weeks to Rites, maybe you’re not…. But hopefully you’ll take a moment to investigate what we expect will be an ongoing writing collaboration.

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