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A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE STORIES

Voice assistants like Amazon Alexa are equipped with powerful speech recognition and language understanding. We leverage these technologies to help authors and storytellers engage audiences in new and exciting ways.

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MY BOX OF CHOCOLATES

Our voice app for Amazon Alexa pairs delicious virtual chocolates with bite-sized stories. Grab a chocolate. Enjoy the story alone or with a friend. Get inspired to tell your own story.

“ALEXA, OPEN TRICKY GENIE”

Try to outsmart the Tricky Genie and find the best solution in one of three sacks. Practice critical thinking skills and share a laugh with family and friends.

“ALEXA, LAUNCH TRICKY TEACHER”

Learn about science and history while trying to outwit the Tricky Teacher. Play with family and friends. Great for children ages 7 – 10.

“ALEXA, OPEN FAKE HISTORY”

Learn about science and history while trying to outwit the Tricky Teacher. Play with family and friends. Great for children ages 7 – 10.

WHAT’S HUTCH UP TO TODAY?

Who’s Hutch? Hutch is a kid in the 5th grade who has an adventure nearly every day. Some of Hutch’s adventures are just everyday experiences. Others are a bit more out of this world. On your Alexa-enabled device, say “Alexa, ask Hutch for a story” to hear a new adventure. Afterwards, try to answer a few questions to sharpen your listening comprehension skills.

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

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  • Writing Contest: Holiday Double Chocolate Stories
    Tellables is excited to announce our Holiday writing contest. As with our Halloween Writing Contest, we’re looking for stories we can publish in our “My Box of Chocolates” voice / audio experience on Amazon Alexa. We’re offering cash prizes!   First Prize of $100  Second Prize of $50  Third Prize of $25   Amazon Alexa – Why You May Want to Give It a Chance […]
  • Halloween Box 2 and Contest Winners!
    Announcing the Winners! Our judges have selected the winning entries of our Halloween Writing Contest. We’re pleased to announce the winning authors and their chocolate stories:   1st Place: PJ Devlin -“Final Butter Cream”  2nd Place: Elana Mugdan – “Dark Chocolate Witch”  3rd Place (Tied): Jemi Fraser – “Halloween Pecan Cluster”  3rd Place (Tied): Kelly Abell – “Coiffed Confection”  Judge’s “Nostalgia” Award: Janet Shawgo – […]

THE MINDS BEHIND TELLABLES

AMY STAPLETON

Retired from NASA, specializes in natural language and conversation, designs interactive story experiences and games for talking voice assistants and conversational robots.

COREY BASWELL

Senior web and voice user interface (VUI) architect and developer, specializes in enterprise, mobile, and voice applications.