Lou and Peter Berryman have been collaborating in songwriting for years. Lou is mainly the composer, while Peter is the lyricist. Not surprisingly, many of the tips in
this section come from this collaborative team.
As Peter is quoted as saying above, diplomacy is very important in collaboration. In many way, it is as much applying the art of critique to your writing partner as it is doing the writing. And part of this
is having the same sort of ground rules as you have for critiques. So, before collaborating, see out Evaluation section.