What is Bubblin?
Bubblin is a community of book lovers on the web.
A place to read modern and next-generation books that are not only offline-first and responsive but also hassle-free (i.e. freedom from format/compatibility hell etc.) and easily take storytelling to a whole new level — ala —
Superbooks are books powered with code under each page of the book. Code that can potentially output a dynamic visual explanation or some contextual substance that helps the reader dive into the story deeper or "see" to understand a key concept easily.
See, for example,
with Moon explained in our
on the Solar System.
Trivially, a Superbook can render plain-text novels too.
Here are some
advantages of superbooks
over other ordinary formats and downloadable files in use.
Putting a canvas experiment to show pendulum motion in a physics book
Code up a comics with CSS3 animations instead of using heavy animated GIFs.
Create a music album book with multiple video in series and lyrics side-by-side.
and so on…
We believe that adapting books to the idea and building-blocks
of web can lead us to endless creativity and expression inside of digital books and thus a better world of books.
Okay. How is the current support?
A blank superbook (the container) is
nearly everywhere. All devices, all viewports, all operating systems and all modern browsers.
I'm a writer, how does this work for me?
The best place to start writing is our
We provide some of the best-in-class
open source tools
to help you start any kind of book, comics or magazine in a matter of minutes.
Is there a tutorial?
Here's a tutorial on
how to write superbooks
by Marvin Danig.
Can, I price and sell my book?
We provide a dead-simple tool to price your books and sell it anywhere in the world.
Learn more about
to your Bubblin account to enable payments.
Is this self-publishing?
Well, not exactly.
Here you can involve your friends or collaborate with designers, front-end developers and also editors and specialists to help you polish your work on the go. And then push out changes (or editions) in real-time to all your fans.
As an artist/writer you can focus entirely on your story (content) and let the
manage your manuscript (project) for you.
What fee / cut does Bubblin take?
Is there an iOS or an Android app?
Native apps are planned.
Our first love is web; also it is the last.