|Description||Literary studio, serialized fiction|
DailyLit, their consumer-facing product, consists of a team of publishers, product designers and engineers on a mission to bring the best fiction and non-fiction to the world’s 600 million smartphones and tablets. And they do it in a way that fits into daily life’s small moments.
They are the only team that combines world-class software engineers (MIT, ex-Palantir) with an eminent editorial staff (New York Times-bestselling author) that has relationships with publishers of the world’s best writers. Their library has included stories from:
Acquired by Plympton in spring 2013, DailyLit was founded 2006 by USV Partner Albert Wenger and Susan Danziger. It has grown to 200,000 users and a mailing list of 150,000. We are building a next-generation mobile e-reading app focused on curated selections—shorter form and serialized—for subscription.
Rooster is an app that was created by Plympton.
Every month, Rooster sends two novels to your phone, a classic and a contemporary tale. They arrive in small installments, according to a schedule set by the user.
The app is available on iOS.