Weve been using Writeboard to collaborate on our upcoming book about Getting Real. For our previous book (Defensive Design for the Web),
we swapped Microsoft Word files back and forth. Even with the programs
track changes functionality, things got messy and confusing.
Writeboards been a much more pleasant experience. Now its easy to
compare changes, go back to older versions, separate comments from
actual copy edits, and more.
Heres a look at how we do it (a similar process is used for collaborating on web page copy, promotional email text, etc.):
1) I create a writeboard for each chapter of the book. . . . [Signal vs. Noise]