I’ve a new post over on my Personal Blog:
The tidy chain discussed at the start begins to look, and will be in real life, a whole lot more complicated. Instead of a publishing value CHAIN, we have something more akin to a value WEB. Different actors can work together on different projects depending on their needs at a given time. And that means title-by-title projects, agents taking on roles more akin to producers (or publishers or retailers or maybe all of them doing so but not on every title).
It’s about the publishing value chain, see what you think,