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We’re Celebrating The Release of Lindsey Summer’s Textrovert by Asking Millennials and Teens About Their Texting Habits

May 02, 2017

50% Admit They’ve Texted From Another Person’s Phone Pretending to be ThemA few years ago, Wattpad Star Lindsey Summers (@DoNotMicrowave) was out for a walk when she noticed a guy in front of her drop his phone. As she picked it up to return it to ...

Meet The Wattpad Stars: Gavin Hetherington

April 28, 2017

Today we introduce you to Gavin Hetherington, a pioneer who explores the chat story genre on our new app Tap by Wattpad. Gavin joined Wattpad in 2014 after he came across a successful Wattpad writer on Twitter. He decided to upload the first story ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Write Affair Winner Darly Jamison

March 29, 2017

When you ignore self-doubt and put yourself out there, great things can happen. That’s what Darly Jamison (aka @Monrosey) learned when her story Strawberry Wine was awarded a book deal with Kensington Publishing, America’s leading romance publisher. ...

SXSW Tickets are Going Fast But You Can Still Catch Wattpad Star Sandra Grayson

February 27, 2017

Every year, thousands descend on Austin, Texas, for South by SouthWest (SXSW). It’s a festival and conference that celebrates the convergence of the tech, music, and entertainment industries. To reach this interesting mix of creatives, the Consulate ...

Another Dream Come True: Isabelle Ronin’s Chasing Red to be Published by Sourcebooks

February 14, 2017

Exactly one year ago, Isabelle Ronin finished serializing her story Chasing Red on Wattpad. Today, we’re thrilled to share that Sourcebooks, a leading independent book publisher, has acquired the worldwide English rights to Isabelle’s story. ...

Meet The Wattpad Stars: Brittany Geragotelis

January 20, 2017

After 10 years of pounding the pavement with publishers and agents, Brittany Geragotelis decided to break free from gatekeepers by posting an original story on Wattpad for free. “I loved the concept of Wattpad—the fact that anyone could post their ...

Meet The Wattpad Stars: Rachel Meinke

December 08, 2016

Today’s featured Wattpad Star is Rachel Meinke. In 2011, Rachel joined Wattpad on the hunt for free stories. After about a month, she gained the courage to post some stories of her own. Rachel believes that social media has taken writing to a new ...

Changing the Face of Entertainment

November 21, 2016

For Head of Wattpad Studios Aron Levitz, Wattpad was never about reading and writing.He recalls a ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Elizabeth Seibert

November 02, 2016

You probably know Wattpad Star Elizabeth Seibert by her alter-ego, @JoeCool123. The two-time Watty Award winning storyteller hit one million reads within ten chapters of her viral hit The Bro Code and scored her second Watty Award in 2015 for No ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Kelly Anne Blount

October 19, 2016

Photo of Kelly Anne Blount We’re featuring some of the best ...

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 ...

Writers Can Earn Cash With In-Story Ads on Wattpad

August 17, 2016

New WattpadFutures program helps writers increase their earning potential Wattpad writers come from all walks of life. They’re bestselling authors who want to connect with new and existing fans, aspiring novelists who want to build their audience, ...

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 ...

Hot Summer News from Wattpad HQ

July 08, 2016

Summer is in the air and things are starting to heat up for Wattpad in the news. With all the buzz around Wattpad Studios becoming a Hollywood idea factory, you may have missed some of the other articles on Wattpad and the Wattpad Stars. We put ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Zoe Aarsen

June 27, 2016

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Meet the Wattpad Stars: Jen Wilde

June 02, 2016

Today we introduce you to Jen Wilde, Aussie fangirl extraordinaire with a penchant for zombies and the paranormal. Jen joined Wattpad in 2012 and was instantly hooked. Today, her stories have received over four million reads and her writing has been ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Ninya Tippett

May 31, 2016

Photo of writer Ninya Tippett In the second installment of ...

TV5 and Wattpad Presents: original stories make it big on the small screen

May 30, 2016

Every month, over 45 million people connect with original stories on Wattpad—but for many members of the community, Wattpad is about so much more. In the Philippines, with a user-base of 5 million and counting, Wattpad is one of the country’s most ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Shaun Allan

May 27, 2016

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