Ken Gale is Lecturer in Education at the University of Plymouth in the UK. He has published on creativity, educational management, online learning and triadic assessment. Jonathan Wyatt is Head of Professional Development at the University of Oxford, and also works as a counsellor of adults within the UK’s National Health Service. He has written about loss and on counselling. Together, they have published a number of papers on collaborative writing as a method of inquiry, including, most recently: Gale, K and Wyatt, J (2008) Two men talking: A nomadic inquiry into collaborative writing. International Review of Qualitative Research 1, 3: 361-379; and Gale, K and Wyatt, J (2008) Becoming men, becoming-men? A collective biography. International Review of Qualitative Research. 1, 2: 235-254.