Lessons Learned from Writing as a Team

I spent the week of February 23, 2015 at the National Conservation Training Center facilitating a team who are re-writing a government handbook that has not been updated for 20 years. The handbook provides guidance to employees of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for how to implement one section of one congressional act, […]

Writing as a Team

Government agencies write as teams for many reasons. A project might be too large for one individual to manage alone. Or the agency may wish to tap into the expertise of many different people, all working for different offices. Writing as a team will always be a challenge. But done well, it can be an […]

A Case for Collaborative Literature

October is Nobel Prize month, and in 2014 the Foundation gave us a glimpse into its methodology for its 2nd century of existence: the rewarding of collaborative work.* From October 6 to October 13, Nobel Prizes were awarded in Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace, and Economics. Of those, only Literature and Economics were awarded to […]