Digest - Live Novel Publishing

Fifteen-Minute Open-World Text RPGs

Unlimited adventures by real authors on iOS and Android. Read free today.



A Live Novel® is an application that adds interactivity, open-world elements, and non-player character logic to traditional novels and short stories. These elements allow readers to actively explore and interact while reading.

The Live Novel Digest is an iPhone and Android app that houses quarterly volumes of short stories by real authors that we program into Live Novel apps. Each volume is unlockable with tokens and contains at least five stories.

Yes, the Live Novel Digest is free to download. In addition, every story published is free to read for six weeks while featured.

After six weeks, stories are available to read by unlocking its volume with tokens. Tokens are sold in the app, and can also be awarded.

The Live Novel Digest also allows readers to sample full-length Live Novel apps that are available for purchase.

No. A Live Novel is completely text-based. Future iterations of the Live Novel engine will include more features, such as images, music, sound effects, conditional gameplay, stats, etc. We have a lot of growing to do first, so if you like the product please leave us reviews to help!

How it works

A new short story is published every two weeks during publishing cycles.

Each new story is free to read for six weeks.

Each story belongs to a quarterly volume.

Access any story by unlocking its volume with tokens.

Obtain tokens by in-app purchase. Tokens are also awarded through social media giveaways.

From time to time, bonus stories are made available to read free.