Publish Your Modern Book

focus on text

Spend your time writing instead of animating characters.

Add Visual Delight

Easily add images, sounds, animations, and visual effects.

Make it Interactive

Give your readers choices on how the story unfolds.

Social Comparison

Let your readers compare their choices and endings with friends.

Publish Iterations

Publish updates to your stories based on data! No more working for years in isolation.

Freemium Monetization

Mobile games combine for 85% of app store revenues. Monetize like a freemium game instead of a book.

Pick Your Text Format

Prose

Prose

This is the most similar to a traditional book. You'll be able to emphasize words, embed images, and add other visual flourishes.
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Dialogue

Dialogue With Portraits

This template is a balance between dialogue and the narrator. It includes the ability to show detailed visuals of locations along with character expressions
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Publish in Messaging gameplay format

SMS Chat

One on One Chats

Similar to what you might see on Hooked or Lifeline, this type of storytelling is heavy on character to character dialogue.
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See it in Action

Try a demo story on iOS (our parody of The Princess Bride), which uses a variety of formats and gameplay systems to bring a traditional novel to life. Short video to the left for those on Android

Feature Comparison

Tales

Professional storytellers that need tools, art assets, and monetization / distribution

Interactive Storytelling
Supports Prose
Supports Dialogue
Editing - Scripting View
Editing - Node View
Ads Monetization
Freemium Monetization
Subscription Monetization
Statistical Story Analysis
Access to Asset Library
Cross-Promotion
Optimized For Mobile
Game Engine Integration
Dedicated Support

Twine 2

Independent storytellers who want to create prototypes with node based editing

Interactive Storytelling
Supports Prose
Supports Dialogue
Editing - Scripting View
Editing - Node View
Ad Monetization
Freemium Monetization
Subscription Monetization
Statistical Story Analysis
Access to Asset Library
Cross-Promotion
Optimized For Mobile
Game Engine Integration
Dedicated Support

Inkle

Game teams that need a cinematic dialogue middleware

Interactive Storytelling
Supports Prose
Supports Dialogue
Editing - Scripting View
Editing - Node View
Ads Monetization
Freemium Monetization
Subscription Monetization
Statistical Story Analysis
Access to Asset Library
Cross-Promotion
Optimized For Mobile
Game Engine Integration
Dedicated Support

Wattpad

Emerging writers looking for community feedback and exposure

Interactive Storytelling
Supports Prose
Supports Dialogue
Editing - Scripting View
Editing - Node View
Ads Monetization
Freemium Monetization
Subscription Monetization
Statistical Story Analysis
Access to Asset Library
Cross-Promotion
Optimized For Mobile
Game Engine Integration
Dedicated Support

Publishing Structures

Royalties of 35% net revenue are equivalent to 87.5% of profits once marketing (50% of revenue) and production (10%) costs are taken into account.

Independent Publishing

Work at your own pace with our tools and asset library. Maintain full ownership and receive top tier royalty rates from published work.

35% Royalty Rate
Your Vision, No Notes
Maintain 100% Ownership
Maintain Non-Exclusive Rights
Full Access to Tales Writer
Full Access to Asset Library
Discord Community Channels
Create On Your Schedule
Cross-Promotion Within Tales App

Sponsored Publishing

Receive advances and a dedicated team to help your story be successful, in exchange for slightly lower royalty and ownership.

25% Royalty Rate
$10,000 in Advances
Maintain 75% Ownership
Tales Has Exclusive Interactive Rights
Full Access to Tales Writer
Full Access to Asset Library
Dedicated Discord Channel
Delivery of Episodes Each Month
Featured Placement Within Tales App
Promotion in Newsletter
Gain Heroes: Art Director, Editor, and QA

Bring Your Own Ideas to Life

Interested?

Join other veteran writers already creating their own IP on our platform. Think of us as the sidekick you need to publish your next great title. We’re the Robin to your Batman, the Will to your Eleven, the Dragons to your Daenerys, the– 

You get the picture.

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