February 21, 2019

Recent Podcast Appearances

Our Founder Amy Stapleton had the opportunity to appear on three voicefirst podcasts over the past several weeks. Here’s a list and brief description, starting with the most recently published podcast. Voicebot.ai Podcast with Bret Kinsella Amy sat down with Bret Kinsella at the Alexa World’s Fair, part of the Alexa Conference this past January in Chattanooga, TN. Bret is host of the Voicebot.ai podcast […]
February 5, 2019

Seeking Mother’s Day Stories!

Invitation to Authors We plan to publish a box of micro-stories with the theme “Mothers & Grandmothers” on May 1, 2019 as part of our Amazon Alexa app “My Box of Chocolates.” Stories should be between 200 – 275 words. Submission Deadline: April 8, 2019 The My Box of Chocolates Voice App Our Amazon Alexa app “My Box of Chocolates” features 12 chocolates with matching […]
January 31, 2019

Special Valentine’s Chocolate Assortment

Assortment 3 – Valentine’s Edition Our Valentine’s Edition of chocolate box stories for Amazon Alexa is now available! Assortment 3 contains twelve intriguing candies, each with a matching story. Ask Alexa to “open my box of chocolates” to experience the stories told by one of our chocolatiers. (If this is your first time opening a box, say “Alexa, enable my box of chocolates”). What’s Inside […]
January 28, 2019

Kate Gale: Featured Author for Assortment 3

Micro-Stories by Kate Gale in February 2019 Assortment We’re excited to feature author Kate Gale in our upcoming box of chocolate stories on Amazon Alexa. Chocolate Assortment 3, available February 1, is a special Valentine’s edition. As a variation on the typical sugary-sweet confections in our last two assortments, the new box offers four uniquely-crafted bittersweet micro-tales, written by Kate Gale and narrated by our […]
January 10, 2019

Fake History Selected for Award

Fake History Finalist for Storytelling Alexa Skill of the Year The Tellables Fake History Amazon Alexa skilled has been nominated by VoiceFirst.FM as a finalist for “Skill of the Year” in the “Digital Book World Storytelling” category. Winners in all categories are to be announced at the upcoming Alexa Conference in Chattanooga, TN from January 15-17. It’s a huge honor to be selected as a […]
December 26, 2018

Alexa Conference and World’s Fair

Tellables is proud to be an exhibitor at the Alexa Conference and World’s Fair, taking place from January 15-17 in Chattanooga, TN and hosted by Score Publishing, the team behind VoiceFirst.FM. Amazon as Sponsor! The 2nd Annual Alexa Conference, which happened in January 2018, was a fantastic event, bringing together an international group of voice first pioneers. But as great as the 2018 conference was, […]
December 21, 2018

Chocolate Assortment No. 2

Has the holiday season got you primed for delicious goodies? Well, add our upcoming Chocolate Assortment No. 2 to your list. Starting January 1st, you can feast on this delicious combination of virtual candies and matching bite-sized stories by saying: “Alexa, open my box of chocolates!” Humorous Holiday Stories Assortment 2 contains a dozen humorous stories spanning several themes. Our chocolatier characters Coco and Archie […]
December 13, 2018

Magic Leap’s Human Avatar

Avatars in Mixed Reality Magic Leap, the well-funded mixed reality startup with headquarters in Plantation, FL, recently provided a glimpse into the future. While the demos were heavy on mixed reality games, including imaginary robots battling in your living room, perhaps the most intriguing segment involved Mica, the human avatar. To see and interact with Mica, you first need to put on the Magic Leap […]
November 28, 2018

My Box of Chocolates is Live on Alexa!

Alexa, Open My Box of Chocolates! You can now ask Alexa to “open my box of chocolates” and she’ll introduce you to our new experiment in conversational stories. Pick a chocolate and enjoy a fun story to go along with the candy. Still Experimenting to Find the Best Ingredients Like any chocolatier worth their salt, the team at Tellables is still searching for new and […]