Digital publishing platform Wattpad announced today that it is launching a dedicated book publishing imprint, Wattpad Books, which will use machine learning in part to select stories from the site for publication.... read more ›
Wattpad doesn't directly publish books ; rather they work with companies and publishers that can view and select certain books that they're interested in that are published on the platform.... see details ›
Once you've finished writing a story part, you can publish it to your profile to share it with everyone! Publishing a story part makes it public, allowing you to gain great feedback from readers about what you've just posted.... see more ›
Offline reading is currently only available on the Wattpad apps (iOS and Android).... continue reading ›
To add a story to your offline list, you can visit your Library and tap the download icon followed by "Add to Offline List" where the story is listed. You must be connected to the internet to add a story to your offline list.... view details ›
- open a story.
- Select story until the comment see here.
- now open word document.
- then just drag the text to the word(make sure you drag text from comment!)
- And the text/Story is copied!
If you are printing any kind of derivative fiction – fanfiction, retelling, modernization, gender-swap, alternate universe, etc. – where the original work is still protected by copyright, you can not print or sell your own copies.... see more ›
Wattpad, the user-contributed fiction platform, will pay writers cash stipends of up to $25,000 — if they meet certain criteria — in return for making their stories exclusive to the platform. The company's Wattpad Creators Program plans to pay out a total of $2.6 million to writers in 2022.... read more ›
On the disadvantages of wattpad application the researchers used indicators such as; addiction, time management, and mental health these are the common problems that a reader encountered whenever they read wattpad application.... read more ›
Overall, I feel Wattpad can be a great resource for up-and-coming authors looking to hone their craft. If you want to get feedback and grow as an author, Wattpad can be the place to do that. It also allows you to connect with relevant writers and find fans for your work.... continue reading ›
Wattpad began as a simple free online e-book website, which allows amateur writers to publish their own stories and avid readers to enter a world of imagination through a cell phone.... see details ›
Wattpad doesn't offer an option to download a book. This forces you to remain online while reading, and use wattpad's application to access the stories. Having those stories in epub format allows storing them as a backup, offline reading and self publication.... view details ›
Tap the wallet on your profile to open the wallet. You can select a Coin pack from the Coin Shop or tap the Earn tab to watch videos and get Coins to unlock Paid Stories. When you earn Coins the balance in your wallet will be updated and you can use Coins to unlock Paid Stories wherever you use Wattpad.... see details ›
Users can write their stories offline on iOS and Android apps and your drafts will be saved locally to your device. Please be sure to connect to wifi or data to ensure the drafts save to the Wattpad servers once you are done!... see details ›
21st Update: We've got great news! Starting this week, the Wattpad app is officially available in the Kindle Fire app store.... read more ›
Download using Wi-Fi only
- On your phone or tablet, open the Google Play Books app .
- At the top right, tap your profile picture.
- Tap Play Books Settings. Download over Wi-Fi only.
You can't copy anything on Wattpad. The site simply won't let you copy texts. When you select the text and search for a 'Copy' option, all you get is whether to 'Share' those lines as quotes in your social media profiles along with the author's name & the story title.... see details ›
What is text-to-speech? Text-to-speech (TTS) is a type of assistive technology that reads digital text aloud. It's also now available in some stories on Wattpad! Using text-to-speech technology, we have made these stories available in audio so more people can enjoy their favorite story however they please.... see details ›
Rosenblatt explains that the OTW's stance is that "non-commercial, transformative fan fiction does not infringe intellectual property laws." It's also what the courts say. No U.S. court has ever held that a noncommercial, transformative fanwork infringed copyright.... see more ›
Fanfiction is defined by the use of characters and expression from an original creative work and the creation of derivative works, all of which is illegal under current copyright law (McCardle, 2003).... read more ›
Fan fiction writers can only get 35% of royalties for longer works (over 10,000 words) and 20% for short stories. Amazon's price for short stories usually go for $0.99, novellas for $1.99, and novels for $3.99. At those prices, that's about $0.20 per short story, $0.70 per novella, and $1.40 per novel sold.... continue reading ›
Here are some of the eligibility criteria: You must have at least one story that is over 50,000+ words and published. You have at least one story published in the last 365 days.... see details ›
And no, your story does not belong to Wattpad after posting it on there. You can choose to hand in your manuscript to other publishing companies or self-publish after posting it on the platform, but be sure to remember to fill in the copyright before posting the book on the site.... see more ›
It was a platform that allowed young creatives to flourish despite the stories being incredibly questionable. However, though it saw teens explore themes of sexuality it did so in ways that glamorise and promote abuse which is why Wattpad has ruined the minds of our generation.... continue reading ›
Wattpad's biggest problem is that it lacks moderation. The content guidelines state that Wattpad will take down stories including explicit sex, self-harm or graphic violence that aren't marked as mature, but just a cursory look through the “hot romance” list reveals many stories that violate these guidelines.... see more ›
Sourcebooks, a leading independent book publisher, has acquired the worldwide English rights to Wattpad's most-read story of 2016, Chasing Red. With over 126 million reads, the Wattpad community spent over 148 million minutes, the equivalent of 282 years, reading the story by Wattpad Star Isabelle Ronin.... see more ›
Writers Can Earn Cash With In-Story Ads on Wattpad
Through the Wattpad Futures program, interested writers can supplement their income with little effort. The program helps writers earn money by inserting ads between chapters of their Wattpad story. Every time a reader views an ad, the writer earns money.... read more ›
Wattpad, a global multiplatform entertainment company with more than 65 million monthly users worldwide, continues its growth in the Philippines with 7 over million monthly users. This makes the Philippines the second largest market after the United States.... see details ›
Post on a regular basis, ideally 1-3 times each week. The best time to post is Friday or Saturday morning for weekend readers (though keep in mind with a worldwide readership, timing fluctuates wildly).... see details ›
And in the literary world, if you say you write on Wattpad, many will not consider you a "real" author, no matter how many people you've reached with your story – which, incidentally, is often more than you can reach via traditional publishing.... read more ›
Catering to the biggest Gen Z community of readers, Wattpad has modern-day romance, horror, sci-fi, rom-com, and a lot more! The platform also has a large category of YA stories. Writers can not only display their work but also get real-time feedback and interact with fans.... see details ›
Four notable benefits of Extensive Reading on Wattpad were also mentioned by the students such as it contributed in unconsciously improving students' writing skills, vocabulary mastery, speaking skills, as well as listening skills. Content may be subject to copyright.... view details ›
1. Each part costs 3 Coins to unlock.... continue reading ›
- You must be engaged on Wattpad.
- You must have one (1) story that is 50,000 words or more, and is marked COMPLETE.
- You must also have one (1) story that is new within the last 365 days (1 year). ...
- You've logged onto Wattpad within the last sixty (60) days.
The option, called Wattpad Premium, will remove the ads from Wattpad's otherwise free app – a feature users have been requesting for some time. The service will cost $5.99 per month, or $60 per year, the company says, and will be available to the company's now over 60 million monthly global users.... see more ›
Have a good author profile picture and a professional-looking book cover. Write a short, catchy blurb for your stories. Include something interesting about yourself on your profile page, as well as links to other social media sites. Load your chapters separately, because every chapter someone reads or votes on counts!... see details ›
- Silence by Natasha Preston. ...
- Trapeze by Leigh Ansell. ...
- Vicious Depths by Madeline Stanford. ...
- Textrovert by Lindsey Summers. ...
- After by Anna Todd.