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How Wattpad Writing Helped Me Come Out as an Asexual and Non-Binary Author

Writing fiction online helped me accept my own identity.

On by SG Gardner

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Wattpad President Jeanne Lam says the company seeks to empower writers with revamped creator program

‘Our goal is for more writers to make a living from writing on Wattpad than anywhere else.’

On by Grace Stanley

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Millennials can’t stop writing fanfiction about coffee shops

In troubling times, it’s become a fitting literary escape.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Can Wattpad turn amateur writers into digital stars?

Wattpad announces Studios, its breeding ground for entertainment projects.

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Here’s an exclusive look at Wattpad’s official celebrity fanfic book

‘Imagines: Celebrity Encounters Starring You’ is out this month.

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Wattpad author admits to bashing teen with a wine bottle over a negative book review

Richard Brittain tracked a teenage girl to her workplace, then knocked her out with a wine bottle.

On by Aja Romano

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Which YouTube and Vine stars are most popular on Wattpad?

A peek at just how many works feature digital talent as fictional stars.

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Tyler Oakley releases a chapter of his book early to fans

The YouTuber gives a peek into his dating history with new chapter.

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‘Sherlock,’ ‘Teen Wolf,’ ‘Supernatural’ among top targets for fanfic writers

What this year’s unofficial fanfiction pairing census tells us about popular culture.

On by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Here’s why it’s time to take Wattpad seriously

The publishing platform you ignored raises almost $50M in venture capital.

On by Aja Romano

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Amazon and the buyout of fandom culture

Corporate entities have woken up and smelled the fandom. Now they’re all over it. 

On by Aja Romano

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Loving the Band: When good publishers ruin bad fanfic

What happens when One Direction fanfic goes very, very bad. 

On by Aja Romano

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The downside to Wattpad’s brave new digital world

Some of Wattpad’s keys to success are also what’s holding the digital publishing site back. 

On by Aja Romano

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Wattpad’s unlikely literary revolution

From fanfiction to One Direction, here are the five things Wattpad has that make it unlike any other online publisher. 

On by Aja Romano

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