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- 04/29/13--14:36: _New style storytelling
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- 05/09/13--11:51: _Readership building...
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- 02/20/13--11:55: Because People Still Judge a Book by its Cover…
- 02/27/13--10:02: Brazilian Writer Proves A Good Story Knows No Borders
- 03/08/13--10:48: Doctorow Opens Up to Wattpad
- 03/11/13--11:39: The Mystery and Thriller Genres Now Join Forces
- 03/25/13--07:59: New profile design shows off your reading world
- 03/26/13--04:30: Meet our new team members!
- 04/05/13--11:27: This April is all about serialized serial killing
- 04/15/13--11:11: New library showcasing what and how you read
- 04/29/13--14:36: New style storytelling
- 05/03/13--07:29: Hocking joins the Wattpad conversation about her series
- 05/08/13--14:03: Stories remind us that things will get better
- 05/09/13--11:51: Readership building connections internationally
- 05/14/13--08:31: It’s easier than ever to share stories
- 05/17/13--06:33: Here comes the Sun: Harlequin TEEN & Wattpad
- 05/17/13--13:03: The English Teacher movie contest!
- 05/27/13--12:32: Go behind the scenes of a reality TV romance
- 06/05/13--12:07: Creativity comes from the freedom of fan fic
- 06/12/13--07:13: Emblem3 Wattpaders: touring means reading
- 06/20/13--01:30: A better than real life look at Taylor Swift’s music
- 06/22/13--00:00: Local storytelling brings global BirdLife awareness
This week we’ve made it even easier to write, publish, and go, without the stress of feeling like you have to be a cover artist too. The new Wattpad default cover design showcases you; your Wattpad profile picture is now the basis for some nifty algorithmic artwork that creates a clean visual icon for your [...]
Lilian Carmine (pen name) joined Wattpad hoping some people might enjoy her story idea. And, it turns out they did! Her hit The Lost Boys didn’t just engage a few readers, it was poured over more than 20 million times – making it one of our most read stories ever. So when a UK publisher [...]
Science fiction author, blogger and journalist, Cory Doctorow is well known for promoting open copyright. And, we’re happy to announce thats he’s brought his books to our open platform. Even though his stories Homeland, Little Brother, and Pirate Cinema talk about a future where managing digital rights is tricky, and file sharing is prevented – [...]
We’re excited to announce that on April 2nd we’ll be combining the Mystery and Thriller categories into one larger genre called “Mystery/Thriller”. It’s all about simplifying the way readers find their next great story. To celebrate this new genre, we’re going to be showcasing awesome Mystery and Thriller works already on Wattpad, and we’ll need [...]
Reading and connecting with others is Wattpad’s specialty, and today we’ve updated our mobile apps so that’s even easier. The new design focuses on 3 things: helping you get to know other Wattpad readers and writers, making it easier to browse and share reading lists, and letting you quickly post feedback on your favourite stories. Today [...]
Wattpad is growing fast. With over 10 million uploads and 15 million monthly users, a big part of our focus is building the team to make our product even better. So, today is a big day as we announce three new hires: Candice, Charles, and Ashleigh. Candice Faktor is coming onboard in the newly created [...]
It’s Whodunit Month at Wattpad and our Mystery-Thriller page is oozing with dozens of stories that will make you cringe, make you gasp, and make goosebumps crawl up your back. Tune in every #MysteryMonday as we release a new chapter of Covert, a thriller by Natasha Preston. That’s right – a serialized story about a serial killer! By [...]
Reading on Wattpad is a dynamic experience; following stories while they’re being written and making lists of your favorites means you’re building a personalized library chapter by chapter. So we’ve updated our apps to make managing this even easier. The completely redesigned library screen now gives you a bigger and clearer look at the stories [...]
At WattpadHQ we’re big fans of documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner. Ondi’s a two time Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner and today we’re happy to let you know we’ll be collaborating with her on a new project to visually tell the story of our community of storytellers! Ondi’s latest project A TOTAL DISRUPTION is a series of [...]
After what can only be described as one of the most incredible digital self-publishing journeys to date, best-sellingYA author Amanda Hocking has arrived on Wattpad! With millions of books sold, Amanda is a self-made star and a perfect fit for our platform that encourages writers to take success into their own hands. Read her full work [...]
Emily Lindin went through middle-school being labeled a ‘slut’. She was continually harassed at school, after school, and online. Fifteen years later, Emily is now sharing her middle-school diary with readers. Through “The UnSlut Project”, Emily is using her personal story to shine light onto the dangerous slut shaming happening around us in schools, in the [...]
Wattpad is available worldwide, across various devices, and is read in over 26 languages. But Wattpad doesn’t just build readers’ connections with stories, it also builds readers’ connections with one another. This month, avid Wattpad users in the Philippines rallied together to meet one another off the web. Almost 100 Wattpad members organized a Meetup [...]
We’ve taken Wattpad’s social reading another step further by making it even easier to share your favourite reads with friends. The latest iOS and Android builds now boast new sharing features that help you update your Wattpad status on the go, simplifies posting across multiple social media networks all at once, and easily enables you [...]
We are announcing our exciting new partnership with Harlequin TEEN through this exclusive early launch of Shadow, a paranormal young adult novella by author Amanda Sun. Shadow tells the story of two teens whose worlds are about to change forever. Interwoven with tales of Japanese mythology, the novella is a prequel to Amanda’s debut novel [...]
The English Teacher, starring Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane, and Lily Collins opens in theatres today. And we’re giving you the first chance to read this Hollywood film script before you watch it on the big screen! We’re also bringing Wattpad authors and aspiring screenwriters the opportunity of getting feedback on their work from three of [...]
As a celebrity journalist, Jo Piazza definitely knows the inner workings of the reality TV world. Now the author of Celebrity Inc. and the upcoming Love Rehab has arrived on Wattpad and she’s dishing all the dirt in her new fictional exposé Woman Tells All: A Reality Romance. Drawing on tales from her Hollywood sources, [...]
Online fan fiction is thriving! Writers from around the globe are colliding fictional with real worlds, and even introducing new forms of fan driven stories on Wattpad by casting celebrities into their original fiction (did you know that Selena Gomez is cast in over 25,000 pieces of fiction on Wattpad?). On Wattpad, fan fiction is [...]
We’re excited to announce that a couple of weeks back Emblem3 joined Wattpad! To celebrate the band’s arrival in our community, we sent one lucky Wattpad reader and a friend to meet them backstage after their first television debut on Good Morning America! Check out Emblem3’s Tour reading list or Road Trip reading list, and read along [...]
Behind every song Taylor Swift sings on her international RED tour, there’s always a story. The mystery is . . . who is the song really about? Wattpad is excited to share this behind the scenes look at Taylor Swift’s life with the FanFic “Know You Better” – put together by none other than Taylor [...]
From science fiction, to romance, paranormal, fantasy and poetry, birds have always soared across all forms of literature. Together with Margaret Atwood, Birdlife International, and the global Wattpad community, we’re bringing awareness about endangered bird species and their habitats through a new storytelling project. As Margaret Atwood notes, “How fitting to reconnect birds and messages [...]