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Hulu Picks Up Wattpad Fan-Favorite “Light as a Feather” in Straight-to-Series Order

May 15, 2018

Wattpad Studios is excited to announce that Hulu has picked up Light as a Feather from AwesomenessTV and Wattpad in a straight-to-series deal.Based on Zoe Aarsen’s (@zaarsenist) supernatural thriller of the same name, Light as a Feather is ...

Popular Fantasy Trilogy White Stag to be Published by St. Martin’s Press

November 23, 2016

We’re thrilled to share that Wattpadder Kara Barbieri is the latest storyteller to have their work acquired by a major publisher! Twenty-year-old Kara - or Pandean as she’s known in the Wattpad community - has written the wildly popular White Stag ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Kelly Anne Blount

October 19, 2016

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#SurviveTheCabin: Interview with New York Times Bestseller Natasha Preston

October 05, 2016

“For months, Summer is trapped in a cellar with the man who took her - and three other girls: Rose, Poppy, and Violet. His perfect, pure flowers. His family. But flowers can't survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out…” This ...

Lessons from New York Times Bestselling Author Natasha Preston

September 20, 2016

Engaged audiences give authors and publishers a major advantage. Natasha Preston, New York Times bestselling writer of The Cellar, understands this better than most. Natasha and her publisher Sourcebooks have sold over 240,000 copies of The Cellar ...

Hone Your Craft With the Wattpad Stars and Skillshare

August 22, 2016

The Wattpad Stars are masters of storytelling for online audiences and they’re eager to share their insights with new writers!Last year, we launched our first collaboration with Skillshare and a Wattpad Star. The talented Rebecca Sky crafted this ...

Meet The Spring Girls: Anna Todd Reimagines Little Women for 2016

August 09, 2016

Wattpad phenomenon Anna Todd, the New York Times and international Bestselling author, is set to inject some modern flavour to Louisa May Alcott’s classic, Little Women.Exclusively announced in Entertainment Weekly, Anna Todd’s modern retelling, The ...

The Mysterious World of Wattpad

June 17, 2016

On Wattpad, people love to get to the bottom of a good mystery. Since January, people have spent over 250 million minutes reading stories in Wattpad’s Mystery / Thriller category. To keep the global Wattpad community guessing, we invited 127 of ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Shaun Allan

May 27, 2016

photo of writer Shaun Allan Now that Wattpad has gone ...

Comedy Spotlight: Humor writer Andrew Shaffer on how Wattpad helps his comedy writing

April 01, 2016

There are people who claim they don’t suffer fools gladly. We think those people are probably lying. April Fools’ Day is a 24-hour window where it’s socially acceptable to test the limits of our own comedic tomfoolery - and shed light on those who ...

Five ways to get millennials to notice your brand

November 11, 2015

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Head of Business Candice Faktor.The marketing landscape is more complex than ever before and millennials make for a discerning audience with high expectations. What used to work in the old days of marketing ...

Wattpad collaborates with Skillshare for online writing class

September 15, 2015

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Wattpad introduces Wattpad Stars to support viral writers and jumpstart careers

September 15, 2015

Wattpad is proud to announce Wattpad Stars, an accelerator for top writers. The program helps writers take their skills to the next level, and provides brands and publishers with an opportunity to tap into Wattpad’s roster of talented digital ...

Wattpad’s Writer’s Hub demystifies the art of social storytelling

August 12, 2015

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