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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 ...

ZAYN Shares Exclusive Content on Wattpad

October 24, 2016

Today, global superstar ZAYN is giving Wattpad’s community an exclusive sneak peek of his first autobiography self-titled Zayn prior to the official book release on November 1. ZAYN's profile on Wattpad features exclusive excerpts, including ZAYN's ...

#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 ...

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 ...

Wattpad Interviews 2015 Watty Award Winner Ekene Ugbaja

June 30, 2016

The Wattys are back and bigger than ever. To get you ready for this year’s edition, we interviewed 2015 Watty Award winner, Ekene Ugbaja, and got his thoughts on writing, The Wattys, and being part of the Wattpad community.Ekene is a Nigerian born ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Zoe Aarsen

June 27, 2016

alexandra_fletcher_720 When Zoe Aarsen first joined Wattpad, ...

Join Us for Social Media Week Toronto (SMWiTO)

June 06, 2016

SMW_0001_to (2) As part of Social Media Week Toronto Wattpad ...

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 ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Shaun Allan

May 27, 2016

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

Join Wattpad at Social Media Week LA

May 15, 2016

On Friday, June 10th at 4:00 PM PST, Wattpad will host a session at Social Media Week LA called How Social Storytelling is Changing Entertainment Marketing. The session, hosted by Wattpad and moderated by Wattpad’s Director of Brand Partnerships, ...

Introducing Wattpad Studios - Aron Levitz will lead new division as head of Wattpad Studios

April 25, 2016

At Wattpad, we believe that the future of entertainment will be driven by communities of storytellers and backed by powerful data and insights. Today, we are one step closer to this future with the introduction of Wattpad Studios. Operating like a ...

Why Online Influencers like Tyler Oakley Thrive on Wattpad

April 05, 2016

To promote the fall release of his first novel, Binge, YouTube Star Tyler Oakley released excerpts of the book on Wattpad, to the surprise and delight of his many fans. To date, people have spent over one million minutes engaged with the excerpts - ...

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 ...

The UnSlut Project: How a Private Diary Became a Social Movement

February 26, 2016

In 2013, Emily Lindin did something incredibly brave. She shared her grade-school diary that chronicled her experiences being labeled the school ‘slut’ with the world. Emily hoped it would put a spotlight on an issue young women face all too often: ...

Brand Stories Spotlight: The Gallows

November 30, 2015

Photo of The Gallows on Wattpad Wattpad has built quite a ...

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 ...