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Nov 15, 2022
Wattcon returns after a 4-year-hiatus with a one-day fan event in Los Angeles this Saturday, November 19th. Here's what we know about the e
Jun 20, 2022
Wattpad HQ has announced that their fan convention will return this November with a one-day event in Los Angeles.
Jun 9, 2021
Writing is hard. Writing something that doesn't trigger an instant facepalm is even harder. These 9 mistakes can wreck a good fanfic.
Feb 19, 2021
An author under the name Serdar Kan has been ripping off Wattpad stories and reselling them on Amazon's Kindle store.
Jan 18, 2021
Fanfiction gets a bad rap from the literature community, but we've gathered our favorite quotes from celebrated authors who appreciate a...
Nov 5, 2020
If you're a writer looking to improve your skills, you're in luck—these writing books are all chock-full of advice and available right now o
Aug 10, 2020
Fans love to dive deeper into the world of their favorite characters. But what about the authors? These famous writers have big issues with
Jul 13, 2022
Wattpad is killing off its famous Wattpad Stars program for writers in favor of a new system built to reward its most successful creators.
Jul 16, 2021
Are computers judging the Wattys? Does anyone read the books? Who picks winners? We examine at The Wattys judging process to find answers.
Apr 9, 2021
We've covered the dos and don'ts for fanfiction writers, but now we're tackling the big missteps to avoid when reading online.
Jan 28, 2021
A lot has changed in the Wattpad world. Here's how you can still attract the right readers for your book.
Jan 16, 2021
A few simple errors can take a fanfiction story from must-read to hard pass.
Aug 31, 2020
As of July 29th, 2020, Wattpad shut down the Wattpad Community Forums without notice and left writers with no place to go.
Jun 30, 2022
With the launch of their brand new Wattpad Creators program, Wattpad says they will pay $2.6 million to writers this year.
Jun 30, 2021
It's hard enough to attract readers, but keeping them is a whole new challenge. Here are the five big reasons most readers give up on a stor
Mar 3, 2021
You may think anything goes in the world of fanfiction, but these bad moves will seriously alienate your readers and the community. 1....
Jan 24, 2021
We're calling out the most overdone and overrated plots in the fanfiction world in hopes that maybe—finally!—they'll go away.
Jan 3, 2021
We look into Wattpad's "YuenRank" system and how it determines hashtag rankings for books on the site.
Aug 26, 2020
Fanfiction has operated within a legal gray area for years. Now that fan works like 50 Shades of Gray and After are seeing mainstream succes