Choices should have consequences.

Help Roland discover the secret of his family’s barbershop in this interactive adventure novel.

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News and Notes

We need YOU to help playtest our new project!

September 12, 2016

snowballs-and-sorcery-icon-192x192We’ve spent the last few months working hard on a prototype for our new game. And we want to give you a sneak peak!

Do you have an iPhone or iPad? Sign up as a pre-alpha tester, and play 20 minutes of our game for free! All you need to do is tell us what you thought afterwards.

BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! As an added bonus, we’re going to send a $10 iTunes gift to the first 20 play testers who submit their feedback.

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We were looking for a game programmer…

March 1, 2016

…but aren’t anymore. We’ve filled this position. Thanks for your interest!

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Webinar: Using Loose Strands in the classroom as a teaching tool

September 2, 2015

The American Association of School Librarians has asked us to do a webinar on using Loose Strands as a teaching tool.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
7:00 p.m. Eastern | 6:00 p.m. Central | 5:00 p.m. Mountain | 4:00 p.m. Pacific

We’ll be discussing interactivity and SEL (social and emotional learning) and how you can use the choose-your-path format to confront tough choices. Loose Strands was named by USA Today’s Jinny Gudmundsen as one of the year’s best apps for teaching SEL [social and emotional learning], and was also an AASL 2015 Best App for Teaching & Learning.

More info (or to register) at:

Loose Strands wins Best Children’s App at 2015 Digital Book Awards!

January 15, 2015

We’re so thrilled to announce that Loose Strands won Best Children’s App at the 2015 Digital Book Awards. So many thanks to everyone who worked on it, and everyone who’s supported us or enjoyed Loose Strands.

If you haven’t yet, check out the other finalists, all excellent: Nosy Crow’s superb Jack and the Beanstalk, Ninio Studio’s touching LOVE, the app, and EPIC! a fantastic app that gives you access to thousands of children’s books.

Check out all finalists and winners in all categories here.

Loose Strands a finalist for the Digital Book Awards!

December 8, 2014

We’ve just heard: Loose Strands is one of four Digital Book Awards finalists in the best app for children category. We’re super excited to be listed alongside some fantastic apps: Nosy Crow’s Jack and the Beanstalk, Bologna Ragazzi 2014 winner Love, The App, and Netflix-like kids book service Epic! High fives all around!