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For me, as somebody said already, simple text files with markup languages (AKA Latex) with Github or Bitbucket is the best option not only because it will allow you to share your work with the people you need (editors and co-authors) but also because it will help you to safely backup your files and control every change. Btw, both - Github and Bitbucket - ...
I am the lead programmer for a project called Fablelane where people contribute small segments to a story. One segment can have multiple outcomes, so a tree of choices is formed. People so far think it's quite fun. You may enjoy it too!
I would recommend giving Google Docs a try. It's free, and allows each of you to see eachothers changes as they happen in realtime. Quite useful. Allows commenting and reviewing too, and there's inbuilt revision control so that you can go back and see who did what, and when. Using version control systems might be too complex. I suggest this simplified ...
When your authors began working with their respective agents, they would have had to sign a contract explaining the bounds of the agency. That contract will explain the ins and outs for common situations such as dual representation, entering markets outside the agent's bailiwick, and so forth. I would be surprised if 'Collaborative Works' wasn't mentioned ...
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