The author has not yet finished the chapter. At this stage, he or she can write or edit alone
and has the possibility to invite others for collaboration.
Access: The unpublished chapter can be kept private or be set to public for signed-in users.
Next step: Publish your chapter.
The author has finished writing and editing.
Published work cannot be modified any longer.
Access: Anyone online on OpenStoryBoard can read published chapters.
Next step: Promote your chapter among your friends to start collect ratings.
As soon as a chapter has at least 5 ratings and has not been reported, it can be found via search
engines (such as Google) and downloaded as e-book for free. This helps to further attract readers.
Access: Anyone on the web can find the chapter on OpenStoryBoard.
Next step: Finish the story and continue promoting it through our facebook and twitter connection.
As soon as the entire story has at least 50 ratings with an average top rating, it can be purchased
and downloaded as e-book on OpenStoryBoard. Authors earn 50% of the sale price as royalties.
Access: Anyone on the web can find the story on OpenStoryBoard.
Next step: Continue promoting your story on facebook, twitter, and other social media platforms.
As soon as the entire story has at least 500 ratings with an average top rating, it will be edited professionally and can also be purchased and downloaded as e-book from traditional online stores like Amazon. Authors continue earning 50% of the sale price as royalties and are recognized under their screen-name.
Access: Anyone on the web can find the story on OpenStoryBoard and in traditional online retailers.
Next step: OpenStoryBoard aims to transfer the story into the traditional media and entertainment landscape, such as screen or print.
In certain cases established organisations may initiate unique fiction projects on OpenStoryBoard. All those projects are clearly branded on the top of every chapter page and can involve other forms of reward. For further details please check the remuneration policy assigned to every story.