Coliloquy

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Coliloquy
Founded January 2012
Founder Lisa Rutherford and Waynn Lue
Country of origin USA
Headquarters location San Francisco
Publication types Entwined, Fluid, Georgetown Academy
Fiction genres Young Adult, Young Adult Romance, Romance, Erotica
Official website http://www.coliloquy.com/

Coliloquy is a digital publishing house based in San Francisco, which specializes in interactive fiction. Lisa Rutherford and Waynn Lue co-founded the startup in January 2012.[1] Coliloquy has published books from over 40 authors, among them Stephen King, Amy Tan, and Matt Groening.

In 2014 Coliloquy was acquired by Vook, a multimedia book publisher. Vook itself changed its business strategy in 2015 and rebranded itself as Pronoun.[2]

Notable Features[edit]

Coliloquy was the second ebook publisher to develop Active Content for the Amazon Kindle.[3] By engaging with specific features of book applications, readers can control the outcome of the narrative. Some titles provide the reader with choice points within the story, allowing the reader to pick path A or B.[4] Other books allow for readers to participate in the writing of a book.[5]

Titles[edit]

Most Coliloquy titles are classified as Young Adult, Young Adult Romance, Romance, or Erotica

Children's Books

  • A Dark & Dismal Flower by J.C. Herz and Eve Scott. Illustrations by Shamona Stokes and animation by Alex Scott

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coliloquy Launches Interactive E-Books That Let Readers Choose The Story – ReadWrite". Readwrite.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Vook Buys Enhanced Ebook and App Publisher". 
  3. ^ Morgan, Craig (2012-01-17). "Coliloquy Lets Readers Interact with Kindle Books". Publishersweekly.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  4. ^ Anthony Ha (@anthonyha) (2012-01-17). "Coliloquy Makes Romance E-Books A Two-Way Conversation". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  5. ^ Tif_Sweeney (2013-04-12). "Ridley Pearson Releases Kingdom Keepers VI | Walrus Publishing, Inc.Walrus Publishing, Inc". Walruspublishing.com. Retrieved 2013-11-19.