Another writing community.

I’ve been taking a look at tablo ( It’s an interesting and possibly much better online writing tool than wattpad or writeon. A small startup in Australia, it has a witty banter in the header, a reliable conversion for *.docx files (even those from Libreoffice!) and works well.

The killer app for it is it’s ability to analyze reading statistics. There’s a free trial, which I haven’t used yet, as I’m waiting for a statistically significant number of reads. It looks to be extremely powerful as an analytic tool.

Good points:

  • Clean interface
  • Reliable and easy conversion from word processor files. Word format is the most reliable.
  • Friendly chipper attitude. It is a pleasure to use.
  • There is a user community similar to that on writeon.


  • It is an aggregator like smashwords, but supports only Ios and Amazon
  • It is probably unable to take advantage of Kindle unlimited. This is a major drawback for me as about half my “sales” are made that way. It’s a safe way for a reader to explore a relatively unknown author.

Author: Amelia

A mild-mannered professor of computer science in real-life, I remove my glasses in the evening to become, well, a mild-mannered author in my alternate reality. I mostly write sweet romantic fiction, although with an occasional science-fiction or paranormal angle thrown in. I have interests in history, mathematics (D'oh), and cryptography. I'm also something of an Anglophile, and know that country pretty well. In addition to writing, research, and more writing, I volunteer with the scouts. I'm something of a nature-nut, enjoying long walks in the country with almost ultra-light gear, boating, and identifying wildlife.

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