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8 Famous Real-World Authors Who Joined Wattpad

Sure, Wattpad has created its own star authors, but now famous authors are flocking to the platform for a taste of the social writing experience.

R.L. Stine

Horror fiction writer R.L. Stine holds the Guinness world record as the best-selling children's book series author of all time. The Goosebumps and Fear Street author posts short stories and snippets on Wattpad.

Margaret Atwood

You might not expect the 80-year-old Booker Prize winner and author of The Handmaid's Tale to pop up on Wattpad, but she's actually a huge advocate for the social writing platform.

Meg Cabot

Cabot is the author of The Princess Diaries and multiple New York Times bestsellers. She frequently posts works on Wattpad and even has a book club for one of her books.

Brandon Sanderson

Sanderson is the author of the fantasy series Mistborn and also completed Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series after Jordan's death. His novel Warbreaker is currently available on Wattpad.

Scott Westerfeld

If you're a fan of the Leviathan or Uglies series, then you'll be happy to hear author Scott Westerfeld is on Wattpad too. He currently posts previews and complementary works to his books.

Dan Brown

The bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code has joined Wattpad too! He currently offers a 7-chapter sample to his well-known work, plus a piece on how he became a writer.

Naomi Alderman

The award-winning author behind The Power also wrote a Zombie novel on Wattpad with Margaret Atwood. Bet you never thought you'd hear that sentence.


Has your favorite author popped up on Wattpad? Let us know in the comments!


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