The Launch of Scribble Hub!

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  1. crimsonlilies

    crimsonlilies Member

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    This is so cool! I saw it last week and thought nothing of it but decided to check it out properly today!!
    I've made my account :D
    Can I ask @Tony is the platform strictly for original stories? Just wanted some clarification.
     
  2. runsing

    runsing status : bleeding, health -10/s Novel Updates Staff

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    if by 'original' you mean you wrote it, then yes. a fanfiction is acceptable too.
     
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    Arcturus Cat, Hidden Sith Lord

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    The platform is also available for hosting translations. Just you won't appear on the front page or anything. But if it's from an East Asian language you can then get indexed on NU
     
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    Thanks for that! Wasn't sure as I did happen to see a web novel on there. Is there any more info on hosting translations?
     
  5. Blitz

    Blitz 『⚡Ping-Pong Cat⚡』『❄️Oldest of the Sheeps❄️』

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    Well thats all of what's known at the moment. You can ask @Tony for more info. If you do want to host translations there, the site has quite the few features such as editor,formatting, directory and etc
     
  6. runsing

    runsing status : bleeding, health -10/s Novel Updates Staff

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    scribblehub will only be hosting 'dead' translation. a re-host, actually.
    https://forum.novelupdates.com/threads/rehosting-dead-translations.60044/

    'dead' here refers to 'dead links' on novel page. i don't remember hearing otherwise.

    those are re-hosted chapters that was marked as dead links. the links will then be re-routed to the re-hosted chapters
     
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    Oh I see! The web novel that I saw was newly translated like the group on NU was linked to scribblehub so I was a bit confused.
     
  8. runsing

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    a secret deal with tony, perhaps.
    was it a BL?
    or a novel with lolis?
     
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    Arcturus Cat, Hidden Sith Lord

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    The very first example novel posted on Scribblehub was in fact a translation by Blob Translations actually. Who are very much not dead. Here's the link:

    https://www.scribblehub.com/series/1686/lord-and-dragon/

    I'm quite certain that in my discussions with Tony he said that he's fine with translations being hosted on the site, but they would not be "featured" like Originals would be.
     
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  10. otokonoko

    otokonoko 【LGBTQ+ association】 【ohko is ohko!】

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    Actually, question!

    If I wanted to translate something but was too lazy to join a group, could I post it on SH?
     
  11. runsing

    runsing status : bleeding, health -10/s Novel Updates Staff

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    that one was for testing. because tony pretty much design blobT's site, so using a novel from blobT as a trial&error content makes more sense than using other people's. furthermore, the novel was already completed. it was kept there even after scribblehub going live, because 'why not'.

    yes, but 'what kind of translation are being hosted' is the important one. live hosting, or re-host.

    therefore, other than dead links, i don't remember hearing any other group being hosted on scribblehub. at least to date. while tony did say "..two translators ask about hosting their novels on the site. That would bring some exposure to the site too.", no futher information on that was given. whether the 'novels' refers to originals written by the two translators, or their translation, remains vague.
     
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  12. Tony

    Tony Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Thanks for joining!!!

    Are you referring to https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-men-at-her-feet/ ? It's not like I'm promoting "Translations are allowed and should be posted here!" but it's allowed.

    This is correct. I'll allow translations there but it'll be hidden pretty much everywhere on the site (rankings, tags, genres, etc etc). It's an original site after all and I don't think it's a good idea to mix content.

    There is a translation there https://www.scribblehub.com/series/7368/dragons-heart-stone-will-book-i-litrpg-wuxia-series/ which isn't hidden though. The reason being is since it wasn't allowed on NU, I should at least give him a spot on SH to advertise his story.

    Yup! It'll just be hidden everywhere on the site (SH). Users should be able to find your novels from your user profile still and a direct search but that's it from SH.

    One of them was https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-men-at-her-feet/
     
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    Thanks, Tony. I've been checking it out in the past few weeks, mainly from the links here.
     
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    Tony Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    No problem!

    Also, @Ultrabenosaurus, I couldn't find the post where you asked for this but this feature is live: Untitled-2.jpg

    I think you asked for an option to change the width of the chapters.
     
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