September 6, 2019

Writing Contest: Halloween Chocolate Story

Fall is almost here. Leaves will soon be turning colors, pumpkins will adorn porches, and children will don their spooky apparel before heading out into the night. Halloween Chocolate Stories It’s time for some spooky stories; or at least some Halloween action in our chocolate shops. To help fill our next assortment of conversational stories with tasty Halloween-themed tales, we’re running a writing contest. We’re […]
September 3, 2019

Preview of our Conversational Storytelling Workshop at Digital Book World

Next week brings us the exciting Digital Book World Conference, one of the great events managed by Score Publishing, the same team that’s bringing us Project Voice in January. Digital Book World 2019 We’re excited to be offering a workshop for authors at the upcoming Digital Book World in Nashville, TN. The pre-conference workshop, titled “Writing Conversational Stories for Emerging Tech Platforms“ is scheduled for September 9th at 1:30pm in […]
September 2, 2019

Writing a “Transformational” Story for the “My Box of Chocolates” Voice App

How do you write a compelling story for a voice app centered around chocolatiers and their chocolate shops? For that matter, how do you craft any compelling story that’s designed to be heard, not read? That’s what we’ll explore in this post. But first!!… If you haven’t yet read our Author Tips page, we recommend you start by reading through those tips before you continue. […]
August 23, 2019

Assortment 9: Women’s Equality Day!

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day In the U.S. we celebrate Women’s Equality on August 26th. What’s special about that day? A century ago, that date marked an important milestone in the march for women’s civil rights. You can learn more by listening to the first candy story in the box! One of our regular contributing authors suggested we use this occasion to present an assortment of […]
July 30, 2019

VOICE 2019 Wrap-Up

Tellables was a startup sponsor and exhibitor at last week’s VOICE Summit 2019, hosted by the team at Modev. We had a terrific time in Newark at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where we had Table 1 in Startup Alley (the best location in the house!). Here are our key conference takeaways: Voice-First Content Is a Paradigm Shift Voice technology is still new and […]
July 8, 2019

Assortment 8: Miracles & Families

A Taste of the Miraculous Feeling weighed down by your daily routine? Too busy to notice how amazing the world can be? Assortment 8 might be the cure you need. Join our chocolatiers to experience the latest box of chocolate stories, designed to open your mind and lift your spirits.   The theme of this box is “Miracles & Families.” Each story features something miraculous and ties […]
June 19, 2019

Recent Outreach to Authors

Still Early Days, But Not for Long We’ve been talking a lot about the opportunities for authors in the world of voice first devices. It’s still early days. Lots of people own and use voice assistants, but most aren’t using them yet to hear stories. Still, it seems inevitable that we’ll be talking more and more to smart virtual personalities, like Amazon Alexa and Google […]
May 28, 2019

Stories of Summer Romance

What’s Inside the Box? School is out and the weather is warming up.  As an ode to the season, we thought it was time for a box of chocolate stories dedicated to summer romance. The new assortment is available starting June 1st. Pour yourself a cup of your favorite beverage, put your feet up, and reward yourself with a few uninterrupted minutes of enjoyment to […]
April 28, 2019

Call for Submissions – Summer Romance Theme!

My Box of Chocolates – Bite-Sized Stories of Summer Romance Do you love chocolates?  Well, Tellables has a big box of chocolates for you–except you’ve never had chocolates like these before. This box of chocolates is a collection of very short stories by independent authors (just like you!) told by an imaginary chocolatier character that plays on Alexa-enabled devices. Have you ever visited a chocolate […]