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Writers Can Build Their Digital Brand With These Classes From BrainStation

April 21, 2017

The Wattpad app is a great way for writers to reach an engaged community - we connect a monthly audience of 55 million people who spend over 15.5 billion minutes on our platform. To help more people get the most of Wattpad as an audience building ...

Create Your Own Story in Minutes with Tap by Wattpad

March 31, 2017

For over a decade, Wattpad has provided tools for storytellers to create, discover, and write works easily and effectively. It’s why more that 45 million people choose Wattpad to upload serialized stories , visually exciting multimedia works, ...

Create Your Own Stories - Chat-Style - with Tap by Wattpad

March 07, 2017

Last week we released Tap by Wattpad to the delight of the global Wattpad community. Tap by Wattpad is a free app for short, chat-style stories. The stories unfold via chat messages, as if you’re reading someone’s text conversation. You move the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Shaun Allan

May 27, 2016

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

LOL and The World Laughs With You

March 31, 2016

On Wattpad, humor is a way to connect with others. After all, sharing a laugh is often the quickest way to relate to someone else. In the last 30 days, people spent over 150 million minutes reading humorous stories on Wattpad. That’s roughly 285 ...

Wattpad Announces Winners of the World’s Largest Online Writing Contest - Over 180 countries took part in The Wattys 2015

November 23, 2015

Today we announce the winners of The Wattys, our annual writing contest. The Wattys recognizes the most-loved stories from the millions available on Wattpad. Winners were selected from around the world and shared stories in more than a dozen ...

Wattpad introduces new multimedia feature - Writers can add animated .GIFs, images, and videos directly in stories

November 18, 2015

Today, Wattpad starts the roll out of one of our biggest product updates ever: multimedia in stories. Multimedia is one of the most requested features by the community, and initial response to the new feature has been overwhelming. ...

Wattpad launches Brand Stories

July 13, 2015

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Wattpad updates its web experience

June 25, 2015

Consider this a new page in the Wattpad story. Today, Wattpad rolls out a major update to the look and feel of our Discover, Library, Browse, Reading List, Genre, and Home pages on the web and mobile-web.On the web, Wattpadders can access the most ...