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 Sep 15, 2022 by Grace Stanley
Millennials can’t stop writing fanfiction about coffee shops
In troubling times, it's become a fitting literary escape.
On Sep 28, 2018 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Can Wattpad turn amateur writers into digital stars?
Wattpad announces Studios, its breeding ground for entertainment projects.
On Apr 26, 2016 by Rae Votta
Here’s an exclusive look at Wattpad’s official celebrity fanfic book
'Imagines: Celebrity Encounters Starring You' is out this month.
On Apr 12, 2016 by Rae Votta
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 Nov 10, 2015 by Aja Romano
Which YouTube and Vine stars are most popular on Wattpad?
A peek at just how many works feature digital talent as fictional stars.
On Oct 17, 2015 by Rae Votta
Tyler Oakley releases a chapter of his book early to fans
The YouTuber gives a peek into his dating history with new chapter.
On Sep 28, 2015 by Rae Votta
‘Sherlock,’ ‘Teen Wolf,’ ‘Supernatural’ among top targets for fanfic writers
What this year's unofficial fanfiction pairing census tells us about popular culture.
On Jul 21, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Here’s why it’s time to take Wattpad seriously
The publishing platform you ignored raises almost $50M in venture capital.
On Apr 9, 2014 by Aja Romano
Amazon and the buyout of fandom culture
Corporate entities have woken up and smelled the fandom. Now they're all over it.
On May 27, 2013 by Aja Romano
Loving the Band: When good publishers ruin bad fanfic
What happens when One Direction fanfic goes very, very bad.
On Dec 12, 2012 by Aja Romano
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 Jul 26, 2012 by Aja Romano