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The 60 Best Wattpad Stories of 2019

It’s hard to deny just how captivating Wattpad can be. You might find yourself immersed in an intriguing mystery, diving deep into unfamiliar worlds or experiencing the thrills of a blossoming romance.

It gives writers a unique chance to reach a global audience and some of the best Wattpad stories have even made it to print publication!

Little did aspiring author Beth Reekles know at the time, her novel The Kissing Booth would eventually be published and then turned into a Netflix original movie.

Who knows, with a well-written story and a little bit of luck, you could end up following in Beth’s footsteps!

2019 has seen lots of new and exciting stories added to Wattpad. We’ve created a list of the very best ones, featuring a wide variety of genres.

Each story has something different to offer, but one thing they all have in common is that they’re guaranteed to make you want to turn the page.

So, in no particular order, here are The 60 Best Wattpad Stories of 2019.
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Running with Scissors – Sam_le_fou (Sam Camp)

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This self-described ‘macabre comedy’ follows the story of Peter Katz, a notorious lawyer suffering from terminal cancer.

The drama quickly unfolds in one of 2019’s best Wattpad stories, as despite the lawyer’s wishes to end his life painlessly, death will not find Katz. He hires a hitman to end his life, but when a miraculous treatment is discovered that will prolong his life, he must outrun this same hitman.

The concept of this story is not only extremely clever, but very original. The author’s ability to tell such a tragic tale by using dark humour so effortlessly is a rare skill.

Nomvula – authorhlumelo

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Nomvula tells the story of Queen Nomvula, a pacifist who is burdened by her dark and bloody past.

Political machinations threaten her peaceful rule and an impulsive prince seeks to bring war and chaos to her domain.

Nomvula is a gripping African fantasy that sets the stakes high for all of its characters, with the Queen’s family, lands and values constantly under threat from hostile forces.

Something New – mandybetha (Amanda Abram)

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Life and love don’t always turn out as you expected them to and Amanda Abram’s Something New is proof of that.

Cassie Briggs is heartbroken when her ex-boyfriend Elijah is paired with his childhood sweetheart for a class project and she is left stuck with his best friend Dylan.

However, Dylan proves to be a source of comfort for her and strives to win her affection. Cassie is then left with a predicament, does she go back to Elijah, who is desperate to win her back, or does she take a new path and stay with Dylan. What follows is a superb romance story.

The Iron Alchemist – ErichW

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Set in the vast fantasy world of Civiland, The Iron Alchemist is the story of 13-year-old Boone Rigger’s attempts to win the Iron Alchemist Tournament.

The stakes are high for young Boone, who must win the tournament to help save his sick grandmother.

Standing in his way are gunslingers who all want the prize money for themselves. The tension in this story continues to crank up as we wait to see whether Boone can accomplish the task he has set himself.

Necromancy in D Minor – IntoTheTempest 

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The main character of Necromancy in D Minor, Octavia, disguises herself as a music teacher, but she’s really a lot more than that.

Octavia is actually a wandering necromancer, who’s sworn mission is to travel the world and rid it of the fearsome netherborne, a scourge from beyond the grave.

On the island of Hedalda, Octavia finds a town which has been brought to its knees by the netherborne. She must overcome some of the biggest challenges she has ever faced to free its people from their hellish predicament.

The Wavering Hawk – diahsulis

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In order to find a new world, since the Earth was on the verge of death, a group of humans travelled to Mars to find a new paradise. What they found was something else, left behind by an unknown civilization.

From this discovery, the Maha were born. The Maha are a new generation of superhumans who are unaffected by the harsh conditions of a deteriorating Earth.

The Wavering Hawk focuses on the story of Nathaniel, a Maha who is having a crisis of conscience. As the Maha wage war on regular humans, Nathaniel asks himself what victory means and questions the cause he’s fighting for.

Wanderlost – darcheron (Deryn Archer)

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Alone in a forest, three siblings are left to fix the pieces of their family that shattered the night their mother abandoned them there.

To add to their unenviable situation, their sister has turned into a werewolf and deserted them too.

This family drama is full of thrills and spills, while also dealing with themes of heartbreak, romance and reunion.

The Inevitable – TroyAcapen2

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Inspired by the Will Smith film I Am Legend, The Inevitable tells the story of an Earth which has been ravaged by a mind-altering, sentient pathogen.

85% of the human population have either been killed or infected by the deadly pathogen. The remaining 15% are left to pick up the pieces and must try to rebuild humankind.

In the midst of the chaos, a prophecy is uncovered called ‘The Inevitable’. The Red Order, a secret organisation which has risen from the ashes, must figure out a way to stop this prophecy and prevent the infected from gaining control of Earth.

Creatures of the Night – cloudedwithstories

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A six o’clock curfew isn’t just a rule in Creatures of the Night, it’s an absolute necessity. The inhabitants of an abandoned village must avoid going out at night or they will face certain death.

Milena and her fellow villagers are well used to this routine, but one night, when a creature breaks into the tunnels and gets captured, everything changes.

When the village leader Charles tries to execute the captured creature in public, a raid ensues and Milena grows curious as to what the true nature of the creatures is.

Bereft – rentachi

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Bound together by their unfortunate circumstances, an unlikely double act attempts to hunt down a murderous cult plaguing the city of Verweald.

Sara Gaspard is a dying woman whose only wish is to enact revenge upon the madmen who ruined her life. However, the help of a downtrodden demon could prove to be a costly price to pay.

Sara and the demon delve must overcome paranormal activity, devious plots and occult fanaticism as they search for Sara’s enemies and struggle to survive.

Maybe Now – AuthorColleenHoover 

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Following on from the acclaimed Maybe Someday, this story re-introduces us to the complicated love story of Ridge Lawson and Sydney Blake.

Ridge and Sydney are infatuated with each other, but their relationship doesn’t always go smoothly. Ridge remains emotionally attached to his ex-girlfriend, Maggie Carson, who is terminally ill with cystic fibrosis.

Maybe Now is an emotional rollercoaster that makes for a gripping read. The characters are played off brilliantly against one another, resulting in both tense and heart-warming moments. In addition, Ridge’s flatmate Bridgette is always on hand to provide some comic relief.

The Three Deaths of Brunhilde – MiloMaia

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Beautifully descriptive and expertly written, The Three Deaths of Brunhilde sucks us into its thoughtfully created world.

The characters are gradually built up and fleshed out throughout the story, and would be comfortably at home in some of the best fantasy novels.

The character of Brunhilde is fascinating to read about; she’s a strong woman who does things her own way and whose actions often blur the lines of right and wrong.

Delicious – LeeElliott3 (Lee Elliott)

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Delicious is a truly unique account of a diplomat’s dinner time adventures with some mysterious extraterrestrials.

This short story tackles a few intriguing questions, such as what would aliens eat and what would their food taste like?

The diplomat’s stoic nature is challenged by the gruesome contents of his plate, but maybe there’s more to the feast than it seems.

Lily in the Shadows – EMCastellan

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This is a fantastically descriptive story about a young deaf girl’s investigations into mysterious happenings in Victorian London.

Lily shows a toughness and resolve far beyond her 16 years to traverse the numerous challenges that she faces.

The reader is presented with a glorious mixture of magic, mystery and romance in this story. All of which perfectly intertwine to make for a spellbinding tale.

Plexus – Aanzkilla (Christopher Allen-Poole)

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A terrifying look at what the future might hold if the world became over-reliant on social media, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

Plexus is similar in genre to The Matrix and Ready Player One, with most of humanity spending their time in a computer-generated alternative reality called the Plexus.

The protagonist of the story, Zanaklal, has become aware of the true nature of the Plexus and has committed to doing everything in his power to ensure that its days are numbered.

The Law of Guys – currerbellwasbetter

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Rallying against the expectations put on male adolescents, The Law of Guys challenges the unwritten rules that weigh heavy on the minds of many teenage boys.

The story is told in a unique style. When a character does something that they feel is conforming to what society expects, the ‘rule’ that they have just followed is written in a bold text after that paragraph, highlighting what they’ve conformed to.

An unlikely romance blossoms between high school basketball star Greyson Montgomery and free spirit Juniper Angel, but can they find happiness amidst the pressures of their daily lives?

The Trail – niccicoleman

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Have you ever asked yourself what would happen if Earth started fighting back against the destruction humanity has inflicted upon it? The Trail deals with this weighty question and then some.

Twenty-year-old Charlie Rhod travels across a desolate landscape, struggling with the turmoil inside her own head as much as the chaos that surrounds her.

The author superbly sets the scene in this story, she lets us know exactly how such a desperate situation came about and intricately describes the tumultuous new world that has been created.

Cytronica – RubenStelliswolfe

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Set in the fictional Wynter Academy, Cytronica is a dystopian sci-fi that tells the story of a group of students and their virtual world.

This virtual world, Cytronica, is an after-school hangout that’s outlived its use for many students and after they change its code, nothing will ever be the same again. However, they quickly realize that not all the changes they’ve made are for the good.

Cytronica is a magnificent read that thoroughly stimulates the imagination. The gripping story takes us on an unforgettable journey through the chaos that unfolds.

Deadwater Kings – rubypaladin

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Explore the wonders of a waterlogged world by submerging yourself in Deadwater Kings.

The story follows the headstrong Lin, a deadly witch hunter who strikes fear into the hearts of her enemies. Although, the battles she fights in reality are just as intense in her own mind.

The story plays out in spectacular fashion as different powers vie for control of the sea in this unique fantasy tale.

Protecting the President’s Son – KirstenMx

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An empowering story that would be a great read for a teenage audience, Protecting the President’s Son follows Luna Prescott as she endeavours to safeguard the President’s son, Ace Crawford.

Not only do Luna and Ace face life-threatening danger, but they also have to navigate daily life at their school, Westside High.

If you’re a fan of spy novels with a romantic twist, think a young James Bond, then this story will be perfect for you.

Wish You Were Here – Elle_Wrote_It

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Ryleigh Bennett has been going away to camp every summer for the last few years. Now that she’s 16, she has to make the most of her last summer not working. But Camp Firestone is not what it seems.

From the first to the last page, the author creates an incredibly tense atmosphere that leaves the reader in constant anticipation about what’s going to happen next. The desperate scramble for survival on unfamiliar terrain is often reminiscent of The Hunger Games.

Each character brings something different to the table, from the caring Cal to headstrong Will, but is everyone who they say they are? Once you start reading this story, you won’t want to stop.

Tempris – StephieFisher (Stephanie Fisher)

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Tempris is a superb fantasy story that takes place in an intricately crafted world. In this world, humans are seen as worthless beings by the dominant race of powerful mages.

Taly is a young human living amongst these mages, but an accidental brush with magic sends her down a path that she had never expected to be on.

Reading this story, you may find yourself relating to the struggles of Taly and the ones she loves, despite the world they live in being so alien to our own. The way the author juxtaposes familiarity and the unknown so seamlessly is truly a skill.

City of Trees – TwistedDisney651 (JD Ortega)

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Kaiya feels trapped in the City of Trees and is desperate to get free, but she has a difficult decision to make. She can put up with her situation or attempt to break out, going against every convention she’s grown up with in the process.

She finds herself not only trying to figure out how to make her escape, but figuring out who she can really trust.

City of Trees is a magical tale that combines the real world with a magical one. Characters are vividly painted and each one adds something different to this detailed story.

Oh No! Anthology – OmaimaAkbar

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This anthology is made up of a selection of contributions from writers who have an interest in the sci-fi and comedy genres.

You’ll find a splendid mixture of laugh-out-loud moments, odd creatures, witty remarks and sarcastic comments.

Opening with the thought-provoking line, “What’s it like to be a space pirate?”, the Oh No! Anthology will take you down a black hole of intergalactic stories that you won’t want to escape from.

Wandering With Her – Jazzy1983 (Helena Gonski)

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Wandering With Her is not your average romance story. Fate brings too unlikely companions together, Thomas and Nadia, in the depths of South America.

There’s only a few problems, Nadia already has a boyfriend and Thomas is a bit of a fool, but after they meet, things start to get interesting.

The personalities of the characters in this intriguing story of discovery contrast with each other brilliantly, making for a thoroughly entertaining read.

Ready. Set. Psycho – JohnGriffinII

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From first page to last, you will find yourself hooked to this chilling thriller that throws up lots of gripping moments.

Dark humor pervades the pages of this captivating story, providing a perfect contrast to the violence taking place.

Prepare to become engrossed in Ready. Set. Psycho, as vicious villains become intertwined with investigators that are anything but innocent themselves.

Feral – AWFrasier

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A unique take on the ‘prison break’ genre, Feral tells the story of an inmate with uncontrollable animalistic urges.

Lies and deception cloud his mind as he struggles to figure out the truth of his existence that has continuously evaded him.

Feral is a dark fantasy that explores humanity’s inner beast and what happens when it’s let loose.

Blackstone – TraftonCrandall

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Born with magical powers, Eliza Grant has had to put up with derision and humiliation throughout her life.

However, things are about to change when Eliza gets recruited by Blackstone, a top-secret government agency.

The first of a planned nine book saga, Blackstone sets the stage for the colossal battles to come and sets in motion the events that will shape Eliza’s life.

Sand Runners – jmartelok

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Left alone in a seemingly endless desert, the harsh conditions aren’t the only thing Irene and her friends have to be wary of.

Ruthless ‘coastlanders’ scour the wasteland, searching for resources and rooting out their competition.

The desperate adventures of Irene and her companions are exhilarating to read about. The reader can immerse themselves in each page, almost feeling like they are in the desert too.

Wonder – Tara676

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Inspired by anime classic Spirited Away, Wonder tells the story of two kids’ encounter with a pair of talking dolls.

When Chrissy and Rena meet a rabbit who can speak, they think they’re going crazy, but once they go down the rabbit hole, things get even more bizarre.

A fascinating fantasy world is laid before us in this story, filled with a variety of curious quirks and magical creatures.

Valhalla Descending – AntigoneG

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After a series of catastrophic events, a post-apocalyptic world has emerged among the debris of Seattle.

Gambler is a scout for her struggling tribe, but when she gets captured while on duty, her life changes forever.

Valhalla Descending is not unlike The Hunger Games in many ways, but its setting certainly has its own identity. The themes of the story revolve around love, suffering and survival, which help bring the reader closer to the flawed and damaged characters that are portrayed.

Good Grief – notliketheflower

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This story delves deep into the impact bullying, abandonment and mental illness can have on a young person’s life. In this case, Walter Hayes.

When Walter meets a kindred spirit in Zach Arden, he is given the chance to forge a new life for himself and move on from his from troubled past.

While the subject matter of the story is a very serious one, there is plenty of black humor thrown in to compensate for it.

The Frozen Shore – HannahRossFantasy

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A prequel to The Last Outpost, this story shows us the strength of the human spirit when we are forced to survive.

The Anai people are faced with a colony of vicious reptiles when they discover a vibrant microclimate in Antarctica and it soon becomes clear there’s only going to be room for one of them.

The value of life at its core is evident here. The Anai have absolutely nothing left but their will to survive and they will do whatever it takes to make sure they do not perish.

The Hero Project – QueenDarquesse

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Nothing is as it seems in this action-packed sci-fi story set against an unexpected extraterrestrial invasion.

A sudden kidnapping sets events in motion, beginning the story with a fast-paced tone that it never abandons. Four kids develop strange supernatural powers and must figure out how to use them.

The Hero Project is a story that wonderfully maintains its sense of mystery throughout, with the reader constantly left questioning who is the hero and who is the villain.

Masterpiece Theatre – BrandonWong048

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Taking inspiration from the concept album Masterpiece Theatre by Marianas Trench, this story follows the life of Toby, a young high school student.

After he moves to a different city and starts studying at a new school, he gets to know Megan, an incredibly driven girl who seems to be good at anything she puts her mind to. The two become close, but Megan decides to ditch her plans to go to university and move to Copenhagen to pursue an alternative career choice.

Toby is frustrated that she left him and her family, although when he finds out about her success, he decides he should move on with his life. All seems to have returned to normal, until 3 years later, he meets Megan again in front of a theatre in London.

Dark Ages – hepburnettes

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A man wakes up with no recollection of his past. Trapped in a world of the undead and haunted by dreams of a girl, he must set forth on a journey through time to find her.

The virus causing the undead crisis was spread when an experiment went terribly wrong. The man knows if he finds the girl he dreams of, he can find the antidote.

While traveling through time, he has to face his biggest fears to save himself, and the rest of the word. Get settled and read this thrilling story, which has a superbly thought out timeline and in-depth characters.

A Prince’s Errand – Robert_Zangari

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After a titanic battle, an immortal man is faced with taking care of an amulet that could determine the fate of his world.

Thousands of years later, that same amulet will come to have an influence over the land of Kalda once more. A band of allies set forth in an attempt to uncover secrets that will explain the meaning behind all the strange events that have been taking place.

A Prince’s Errand is an intricately crafted tale of high fantasy, that is as rich in detail as it is in entertainment.

A Change of Heart – arianedartagnan

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A Change of Heart is set in an alternative version of ancient Athens, where the peaceful existence of its inhabitants is coming under threat.

Told in the style of a diary, with one chapter entitled ‘Still too early on Thursday March 4, 1490’, we see events unfold through the eyes of the main character Marina.

Marina is in charge of an Athenian library but before long she has a lot more problems than unreturned books to contend with.

The Seam Sorceress – leighheasley

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Inspired by Appalachian customs, The Seam Sorceress sees a young girl called Tilly set out from her isolated country home to make her fortune.

This isn’t your classic rags to riches tale by any means however, with Tilly’s life becoming anything but straightforward. Tilly is under severe pressure to make enough money to send home to her family, whose very lives depend on it.

Add a shapeshifting dog, a trunk of magic clothes and an enchanted sewing kit into the mix and this becomes a fascinating adventure story that’s truly unique.

Fire & Feather – arielklontz

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If you suddenly found out the sister that you thought was dead still lived, what lengths would you go to in trying to find her?

Like any loyal sister, Nova Nightingale would do anything to get her elder sister Aurora back in her life.

Fire & Feather is a story that contains lots of magical characters and formidable spells, but we come to see that the strongest power of all is the love between Nova and her sister.

Kingdom University – ClaireKann

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Violet Smith, a young girl from a struggling working class family, is shocked when she gets a scholarship at the prestigious Kingdom University.

Kingdom University isn’t structured like any old university, however. It functions like a monarchy, where three kings preside over three distinct student bodies.

How will Violet fit into this world of scheming and skulduggery that she is completely unaccustomed to? What will she have to do to become accepted?

Toe to Toe – tamoja

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Toe to Toe follows the story of an aspiring ballerina and a boxer who dreams of reaching the pinnacle of his sport.

While Chase and Tia are both ambitious people, they come from completely different backgrounds.

Tia’s family are wealthy, whereas Chase’s family are not well off. However, each of them have difficulties at home that they must overcome to be successful.

Homecoming – AprylBaker7

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Trying to come to terms with the loss of a loved one is always hard, but combined with moving to a new city, a new college and living with people you hardly know, life can become a nightmare.

That’s the grim world Emma Rose Crane finds herself occupying. However, her unique ability to see ghosts gives her a real purpose in life.

Homecoming is an edge-of-the-seat mystery story that remains unsolved until the very last page. Watch as Emma transforms herself from the person nobody wants around to the person everybody needs.

Inner Demons – Solesister71

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Everything was perfect in Michael Garcia’s life until one fateful day turned everything upside down.

One the eve of his 16th birthday, Michael is shipped off to Hellam Valley Asylum by his parents, where things start to go a bit crazy.

Michael’s unique sense of humor makes for a highly entertaining inner monologue as the author takes a light-hearted approach to many would-be frightening situations.

Shot on Goal – winx1348

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A chance encounter between a barmaid who dreams of launching her own lingerie store and a rookie hockey player sets sparks flying between the two.

While certain aspects of both their lives don’t go smoothly, they often find solace in each other.

As a reader, we root for a happy ever after ending for the two characters. However, this is isn’t your typical fairytale romance, the characters are firmly grounded in reality and every action has its consequences.

Skin of the Night – clairedbennett

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If you’re a fan of erotic novels, Skin of the Night has all the trysts and turns that you’ll need.

Cara Jane Darby doesn’t have time for serious relationships, but she begins to question herself when she meets William, a man like none she’s met before.

Packed with sultry scenes and snappy dialogue, this story is among the best in its genre on Wattpad.

Daughters of the King – Purplejeans

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Thousands of miles from their homeland and respective families, Celeste Dubois and Lorraine LeBlanc must start a new life in New France as “les filles du roi”.

Based on historically accurate events, we follow the girls’ gripping journey as they arrive in newly colonized Canada under the instructions King Louis XIV, with dowry in hand and orders to marry French settlers.

As a reader, you can’t help but become emotionally invested in the girls’ lives as you see them navigate courtship, marriage and the troubles that follow.

Rogue Angel – ArthurFoo

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Set in Malaysia, Rogue Angel is a paranormal story about the adventures of Alison King.

After Alison wakes up in the woods with a clouded memory, she’s left to try and piece her life together, while simultaneously attempting to evade a shady organization called The Fellowship.

Tasked with reaching the elusive Ng Chan Villa to complete a mission she knows very little about, Alison and her companions will have to fend off her dogged pursuers to be successful.

The Time Traveller – Di_Rossi

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Ever have a lecturer who you compared to a rock star? Probably not, but then again Dr. Weiland isn’t your average lecturer.

The story is told from the perspective of his envious university colleagues, who try to get to the bottom of his popularity.

Readers will want to find out more about the enigmatic Dr. Weiland and the intriguing twist at the end of the story leaves room for what would be an absorbing sequel.

Awaken – MakaylaSophia

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Beth is an ordinary girl who is in her final year of high school. When she has to look into her family history for a final paper, she finds out some unexpected information about her deceased parents.

As she begins to uncover more startling details, she gets to know Clarke, a mysterious boy from her school, who seems to know more than he lets on.

In time, she has to decide if she can trust Clarke, who possesses strange powers, or go with her gut.

HAWK – Mike_I_am

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As far as building an incredibly detailed world goes, HAWK is definitely amongst the finest examples on Wattpad.

The story follows intrepid space bounty hunter Kas Balera as she attempts to traverse the aftermath of a disaster that has devastating effects on her solar system.

HAWK was once ranked #1 in Wattpad’s sci-fi category and it’s easy to see why. From superbly imagined planets to quirky characters, it has everything a well told sci-fi needs and more.

May in the Wastelands – MeganLin90

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In a world where technology has been made illegal by the upper-class, May finds herself forcibly separated from her family and has to decide who she can trust to help rescue them.

May suffers from scoliosis, a medical condition that causes her spine to be curved. But she uses it to her advantage by fitting into places others cannot.

With a rebellion on the horizon, May makes it her mission to dethrone the oppressive king and bring back order to her world.

Malika Cruz – RachidaAnejjar

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Reminiscent of some real-life cases of celebrity harassment, Malika Cruz centers around a television hostess who’s life descends into chaos when a fan take things too far.

Malika has always made it her priority to keep her daughter out of the spotlight but now both of them are under threat.

Tension pervades every page of this story, holding the reader in its firm grip. Suspense is gradually built up as the story goes on, leaving you with the feeling that something terrifying is always around the next corner.

The Ancient One – OscarHinklevitch

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Life in Atlanta, Georgia had been going pretty well for the last few years. But when a group of wild vampires threatens to destroy peace in America, it’s time for the city’s elders to call in the reinforcements.

Sam is just an awkward high-schooler making his way through everyday life. But what happens when he falls for a princess of ancient vampire royalty?

From moral dilemmas to star crossed lovers, this novel is gripping from start to finish.

Walk The Line – ZeroWineThirty

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Walk The Line is the spellbinding prequel to the hit Wattpad story The Bite, which has to-date received close to 12.5 million views.

If werewolves and vampires are your thing, you’ll love this story. Walk The Line focuses in on the characters of Levi and Eve, telling of their forbidden love and the trials that come with it.

Levi is part of the Tikanni pack and Eve comes from the rival Mangata pack, known as ‘ghosts’ because they are so rarely seen. If they are going to be mates, something’s got to give.

Dagger – _Blooky

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A deadly battle clouds the streets of Ferrum as the Silver Blades strike mercilessly against the Guardians, the protectors of the city.

Forest, a young and unproven member of the Silver Blades, becomes disillusioned with his unfulfilling life and wants a change.

Dagger follows Forest as he attempts to right his wrongs and take down the organization that he was once a part of.

Hidden – _CherryQueen_

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A seemingly-boring archaeological field trip to Bolivia turns out to be far more eventful than 18-year-old Eli Turner had planned.

Eli feels a mysterious energy calling him and after an ancient cave collapses, trapping him and his group inside, he must figure out the truth behind it.

What follows is a tense and claustrophobic expedition, where people with drastically different personalities are forced to work together in a desperate effort to survive.

Year of the Snake – SpencerN1

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Year of the Snake is a short but brilliant piece about our habit of making resolutions that we hope will have an impact on our lives.

The author sets out a whole year of mistakes and successes ahead of him, in a resigned tone that seems to lament the predictable nature of his life.

This mindset is something everyone goes through at some stage of their lives and the acknowledgement of being stuck in a rut can help us emerge from it.

Fatal Conclusions – Shelby_Painter

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The third and final installment in the Fatal trilogy, Fatal Conclusions brings the exhilarating story of Alyssa and Daimon to a dramatic end.

The author tells a riveting story while delving into themes such as the cost of revenge and dealing with the loss of a loved one.

This is an action-packed werewolf story that never shies away from exploring the dark side of its characters. There’s death aplenty and when it comes to who lives or who dies, good and evil doesn’t come into the equation.

The Secrets You Hide – SheHopes

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The Secrets You Hide is a thrilling story about a man who has lost everything. When Nick wakes up with the power to hear everyone’s biggest secret, he knows he must use his new-found abilities to get revenge.

After 6 months in a coma, he hears that his girlfriend has been killed and makes it his mission to find out who her killer was.

In a city where criminals wreak havoc on a daily basis, Nick takes on the daunting case with the aid of his gifted friends.

Now that you know about all of these fantastic stories, it’s time to get reading them!

Congratulations to these wonderfully talented authors who have produced such a magnificent collection of stories.

Maybe reading one of these brilliant stories will inspire you to write one of your own.

Don’t be afraid to start writing, because everyone starts with a blank page. Who knows, you might have a talent for it!

A few sentences will turn into a page, a few pages will turn into a chapter and eventually you’ll have created your very own Wattpad story.

Michael Cole Editor

Michael Cole is a content writer at Design Wizard. He has completed a BA in English and History and an MA in Journalism, and is hopefully finished with college at this stage!

Michael has extensive experience writing for both print and web and can turn his hand to any subject. From wedding dresses to football matches, Michael has written about it all.

One day he hopes to write his own novel and hopes even more that people will actually read it.

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I get my bearings and grab my glasses from the bedside table, glancing over to see Update’s snoozing face in full vision. I glance down at the small screen poking out from underneath my pillow.

23 New Emails. 6 Missed Calls.

“What the,” I mumble to myself, swiping the phone screen open with the tip of my thumb. It was all a collection of junk mail. Delete. I click into my voicemail, keying in my password and deleting junk message after junk message. Nothing important.

Update stirs beside me, rolling over and opening one eye, squinting at the brightness of my screen. He studies my furrowed brow. “What’s up, buttercup?”

Startled by the sudden break in silence, I toss my phone onto the bed. “Oh, nothing. Just a ton of messages about absolutely nothing important,” I say with a tired laugh, putting my head back down on my pillow to face him.

“Well, while you’re streamlining your email inbox, you can do the same on Wattpad now,” Update says through a yawn. My face clearly looks confused, because he continues.

“Now you can mute a Wattpadder to stop seeing their comments or public messages on stories,” Update says. “It just makes the Wattpad experience even more positive.”

Other updates:
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- Wattpad Widget replaces bookmarks so you can jump right into reading right from your homescreen

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

554.1K Ratings

Editors’ Choice

With 70 million monthly readers, Wattpad forms a communal experience around the love of writing. Offering words to new readers and a platform to writers, Wattpad creates a kinship between authors and their fans that has never been more intimate.

Amazing. Just, amazing.

I’ve had this app for over two years now, and I haven’t thought to write a review until now. It has so many amazing books, some have been published as actual books, some just written for fun. You can completely enjoy it with some short adds or you can pay for premium and get no adds and a few different features. I’ve had it for so long, and sadly can’t do premium, even though it is pretty inexpensive; but it’s still an amazing experience. There are also some stories that you have to use coins for, and you can buy coins or get three a day by watching videos, and each chapter is three coins. There are so many more books that are completely free though, so paying isn’t required at all. I also love having the comments on each paragraph of the story and being able to share my thoughts and read others opinions on the books. The one and only complaint that I have is that there isn’t a feature to like a comment on a book. I’ve seen a few people who have the same problem, we don’t want to comment on something, we just want to let them know that their comment made us laugh. It’s a very small complaint though, and it doesn’t affect the experience on Wattpad. All in all, this app is great for exploring books, and writing as well. It’s very easy write and publish chapters and books on the app. It’s perfect for writers who just want to have some fun or who want to explore an interest in writing. Would 100% recommend this to all book lovers and writers.

Love this app, but...

This is an awesome app to read stories and fanfics, but the one thing at the moment that I don’t like is the new limit to read offline without premium. I liked how before you could read any story offline, but you couldn’t update the new chapter, but it’s better then having a limite on stories to read and sometimes get to read the story if they did update a new chapter without internet. I would like it if wattpad were to take away the limitation on offline stories, for its better that way and I can read more when I’m on a business trip or on an airplane I can read lots of stories without limitations. I have had this app for maybe 2 years and I never had a complaint, but with the limited offline stories it had caused me some troubles, also once I was in a business trip and I went to read and there was no internet connection or anything. But I had my offline books and one of them updated, though the thing was I couldn’t read it and it told me I have to have an internet connection to upload the new chapter, which irritated me cause this was supposed to be an offline story that I can read without anything and after that I couldn’t read until 2 hours later once I got internet. In a couple of day I will be traveling and some parts of the place that I’m going does not have internet connection, but I want to still be able to read, but I can’t afford premium so I’m just asking please get rid of the limited offline books they’re troublesome.

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Wattpad

Online community themed around reading and writing

Wattpad logo.png

Current, rebranded logo since 2018

Type of businessSubsidiary

Type of site

Reading app, social networking service
Available inEnglish, Spanish, other 48 available languages (actual count of: 32 languages.)
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada[1]
Area servedWorldwide
OwnerWattpad Corp. (Naver Corporation)[2]
Founder(s)Allen Lau
Ivan Yuen
Employees145[3]
URLwattpad.com
Registration

Required[a]

  • Required for the majority of the tasks, such as: Editing, creating, or reading stories, view profiles, comment or vote stories and post messages. Registration is also required for unlocking Wattpad Paid Stories with Wattpad Coins (since 2018 & 2019).
Users500 million (2020)[4]
LaunchedDecember 2006; 14 years ago (2006-12)
Current statusActive
Native client(s) onAndroid, iOS, Web

Wattpad is a website and app for writers to publish user-generated stories.[5] It aims to create social communities around stories for both amateur and established writers.[6] The platform claims to have an audience of more than 90 million users, who can directly interact with the writers and share their opinions with fellow readers.[7] It is available in 50 languages. A number of Wattpad users are translating stories to continue to build the platform. From December 2006 to 2019, the slogan for the Wattpad website was "Stories you'll love." As of February/March 2019, it is now "Where stories live." It is an online platform where one can write and publish stories or just read them.[8] In January 2021, Wattpad announced that it was to be acquired by Naver Corporation.[9] The deal was completed in May 2021.[10]

History and founder[edit]

Wattpad developed in 2006, as the result of a collaboration between Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen.[11] The company is based in Toronto, Ontario.[5]

Growth and funding[edit]

In February 2007, Wattpad announced the addition of over 17,000 e-books from Project Gutenberg making them available to mobile users.[12] According to a June 2009 Wattpad press release, the mobile application had been downloaded over 5 million times.[12] In March 2009, an iPhone version was released. This was followed by the launch on BlackBerry App World in April 2009, Google Android in June 2009 and Apple iPad in April 2010. In December 2015, Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile Version was released. Currently, Wattpad has more than 90 million users[13] who as part of the Wattpad community collectively spend 15 billion minutes each month using Wattpad.[13] As of 2018, there are more than 400 million story uploads on Wattpad.

An old Wattpad logo dated back from 2006 until 2018. The first letter "W" is actually an upside-down letter of M. According to Wattpad Corporation, it was pretty dated and static.
The old Wattpad logo (2006–2018)

As of January 2018, Wattpad had received almost USD $117.8M in funding from investors.[14] In 2011, Wattpad announced that it received $3.5M in total funding from its current investors, and from W Media Ventures, Golden Venture Partners, and Union Square Ventures.[15] Then in June 2012, Wattpad raised $17.3M from a group of venture funds led by Khosla Ventures.[16]

In April 2014, Wattpad announced $46M in Series C funding led by OMERS ventures.[17] In January 2018, Wattpad announced USD $51M in funding from Tencent Holdings Limited, BDC, Globe Telecom's Kickstart Ventures, Peterson Group, Canso, and existing investor Raine.[18]

Awards[edit]

In December 2011, Toronto-based Wattpad was selected as the hottest Digital Media company in the country at the Canadian Innovation Exchange.[19] In the same year, co-founder and CEO Ivan Yuen was also recognized as a top Canadian entrepreneur at the Impact Infused Awards, sponsored by Deloitte.[20]

In the Philippines[edit]

In March 2014, Wattpad signed a contract with Pop Fiction, an imprint of Summit Media, to print Filipino Wattpad stories in the Philippines.[21] Other publishers from the Philippines also publish stories from Wattpad.

Since then, some Wattpad stories have also been adapted into teleseries. Filipino television network TV5, in partnership with Wattpad and Life is Beautiful Publishing Company launched Wattpad Presents, a series of Wattpad stories turned into TV dramas. Wattpad stories aired on the show are usually those that were published by LIB Publishing.

ABS-CBN also made several adaptation of Wattpad stories such as "My App Boyfie" by Noreen Capili (noringai), starring James Reid and Nadine Lustre, and the coming-of-age series Bagito starring Nash Aguas, Alexa Ilacad and Ella Cruz.[22][23][24] Pop Fiction's best-selling book, "She's Dating the Gangster", written by Bianca Bernardino (SGWannaB) as a Wattpad original, became the first Wattpad story adapted into a full-length motion picture starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla." The movie adaptation was produced by ABS-CBN's film production arm, Star Cinema.[25]Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil also starred on the film "Just The Way You Are", based on the Wattpad story "The Bet" by Ilurvbooks." "Chasing Red" was published by isabelleronin, a Filipino-Canadian writer which got more than 200 million views.[26][27][28] In 2021, He's Into Her, a novel written by Maxinejiji (Maxine Lat Calibuso), will premiere on iWant TFC, starring Belle Mariano and Donny Pangilinan.[29][30]

After Dark[edit]

In February 2015, Wattpad launched a second standalone app called "After Dark".[31] The app focuses specifically on the romance genre and is intended for adult readers.

Tap[edit]

On February 21, 2017, Wattpad launched a chat stories app called Tap.[32][33]Tap offers stories in the form of text messages as if reading a private conversation on someone else's phone. The app was an early success, with over 240 million taps in the first few weeks after the launch.[34] On July 28, 2017, Tap launched 'Tap Originals', a series of original stories produced by its top-tier writers every single week, with some of those series working on an episode-by-episode basis.[35]' and Charlie, Charlie.

Paid stories[edit]

On November 13, 2018, Wattpad introduced "Next Beta" to a few select countries for early testing.[36][37] The launch of the Next Beta featured over fifty exclusively selected stories to be paid with Watt Coins, which could be earned by having readers spend coins to unlock participating Next Beta stories. This offered writers to earn money through their work and to provide support for readers. Wattpad planned a fast-follow launch for Next in Spanish-speaking regions and to expand the program. The program was available in Latin America and Spain beginning May 27, 2019, before expanding worldwide on July 11 the same year.[38] On September 17, 2019, the Wattpad Team has announced the ending of the Next Beta program after results from the program showed that "Wattpadders are ready for a program that funds writers".[39] The program was later rebranded to "Paid Stories".

June 2020 data breach[edit]

In June 2020, Wattpad suffered a huge data breach that exposed almost 270 million records. The data was initially sold before being published on a public hacking forum where it was widely circulated. The incident exposed extensive personal information including names and usernames, email and IP addresses, genders, birth dates and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes.[40][41]

Later that same year on July 14, researchers at Risk Based Security discovered that a threat actor from an unknown source was responsible for the breach, along with the sourcing of over 278 million password credentials and email addresses, with breakdown analysis suggested that Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook accounts were mostly affected.[42] The Wattpad Corporation has since investigated and patched the issue.

Acquisition by Naver[edit]

In January 2021, Wattpad announced that it was to be acquired by Naver Corporation in a $600 million cash-and-stock deal.[9] In an interview, Lau states "it’s also been very clear from Naver, and we agree, that we should operate as independently as possible."[43] Wattpad will remain headquartered in Canada and under its current leadership.

Usage[edit]

Statistics[edit]

As of September 2020:

  • More than 85 percent of its traffic and usage comes from mobile devices,[44]
  • The site has 90 million monthly users,[45]
  • There are over 665 million story uploads in total,[12]
  • 80 percent of users are female, 80 percent of whom are millennials or Gen Z.[46]

New authors and teens[edit]

The most frequently voted stories appear on the "What's Hot List". According to the profiles visible on the site, many of these authors are teenagers.[citation needed][non-primary source needed]

Wattpad section also has a Featured Story list, which promotes content reviewed and approved by staff and an editorial review board. Many of these featured stories are written by self-published and professional writers from different genres. Famous authors like Margaret Atwood, Paulo Coelho and R L Stine have also joined Wattpad.[47] Wattpad also encourages the writers to interact with their audience and promote their stories across social media websites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.[48]

Fan fiction[edit]

Wattpad has increased in popularity among many fandoms, who take to the platform to craft their own fan fiction.[49] One of the most notable stories on the platform is the After series by Anna Todd, which was originally published as a Harry Styles fan fiction.[50] After its large popularity amongst the One Direction fandom and the app's readers, the story became the most read book on Wattpad,[51] having achieved just under 10 million unique readers on the platform and been read more than one billion times.[52] The series went on to be published by Gallery Books and became a New York Times best seller.[51]

By crafting a spot for fanfiction alongside its other genres, Wattpad prioritizes its teen readers and gives the platform a twist.[53] Deputy General Manager, Ashleigh Gardner, added the following about the genre: "What’s unique about Wattpad is that fanfic is treated like any other genre, living alongside other forms of fiction. This makes it more fluid for readers of an original fiction to discover a new fanfic, or inspire a fanfiction writer to start a new story and bring their audience along with them."[54]

Fanfiction is the third-largest category on Wattpad, closely behind Romance and Teen Fiction, many of which are also fanfictions.[53]

Contests[edit]

Wattpad hosts a number of writing contests each year, including the annual Watty Awards, the largest writing competition in the world.[55] In 2011, The Watty Awards introduced three entry levels (Popular, On The Rise, and Undiscovered) to allow greater chances of winning for every type of writer. Contests are open to anyone who has a Wattpad account.

During the summer of 2012, Wattpad in collaboration with Margaret Atwood, Canadian poet/novelist/literary critic, held the "Wattys": the first major poetry contest offering a chance to poets on Wattpad to compete against each other in one of two categories, either as an "Enthusiast" or a "Competitor". It has been going ever since, and now the contest is open to books of all genres.

Publishing[edit]

Wattpad has formed ties with publishing houses to try to help Wattpad authors to receive compensation for their works. A new branch, Wattpad Studios, was developed to connect popular writers to both the publishing and film industries.[56] Wattpad has, in the past, teamed up with publishing groups such as Sourcebooks to help Wattpad authors receive book deals, and get their work into hard copies.[57] More traditional publishing houses such as Random House and HarperCollins have approached popular Wattpad writers to negotiate publishing deals, allowing the website to serve as a springboard into the more traditional publishing industry.[58]

Author Anna Todd, whose work "After" has received over a billion reads on the site, was given a publishing deal with Simon & Schuster to turn her online work into a multiple-book published saga. A film version starring Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Selma Blair, Jennifer Beals, Peter Gallagher, and Shane Paul McGhie was released by Aviron Pictured on April 12, 2019.

Wattpad Books[edit]

On January 24, 2019, Wattpad launched publishing division Wattpad Books led by Wattpad Studios' Publishing Deputy Manager Ashleigh Gardner, with operations managed by Wattpad Studios' Publishing Director Deanna McFadden.[59] According to CEO Allen Lau, this project was in an effort to take the "guesswork" out of publishing.[60]

Wattpad Books acquisitions uses a mix of their Story DNA Machine Learning technology (algorithms) learning with human editors.[61] This human-and-digital acquisitions team look to Wattpad's large and existing digital library (over half a billion titles) in order to select notable material for publication.[61][62] According to Wattpad Books leader Ashleigh Gardner, this is in an effort to combat bias inherent in human editors.[61] Gardner says that this technology analyzes the data behind each title, looking at story structure and word use in addition to levels of reader engagement per title.[63] This data is then compared to analyses of other books on Wattpad and in the public domain.[63] Once all the data has been collected and engagement has been looked at, human staffers read the titles and create their list.[63]

All published titles are an amalgamation of international hits and notable but known material from their digital library.[59] These titles are distributed by Macmillan in the United States of America, Raincoast Books in Canada, and Penguin Random House in India and the United Kingdom, with their Fall 2019 list available in leading North American retailers.[59][64][65] Outside North America, Gardner has sold the rights to Hachette (France) for Deanna Cameron’s What Happened Last Night.[66] Additionally, Lauren Palphreyman's rights to Cupid's Match have been sold in French (Hachette) and German (S. Fischer Verlgage).[67]

Wattpad's first list consists of six young adult novels.[67]The QB Bad Boy & Me by Tay Marley (28.8 million reads) will be their lead title and was slated for release on August 13, 2019.[67] The remaining five books will be released between September and October 2019 and include: Trapeze by Leigh Ansell (2.5 million reads), What Happened That Night by Deanna Cameron (over 1 million reads), Saving Everest by Sky Reads (17.2 million reads), Cupid's Match by Lauren Palphreyman (46.4 million reads), and I'm a Gay Wizard by V.S. Santoni (404,000 reads).[67] Wattpad hopes to publish 18 titles in their 2020 list.[67]

Besides Wattpad Books, Wattpad announced partnership with Anvil Publishing, Inc., one of the Philippines' leading publishers, to create Bliss Books, a YA imprint with Filipino Young Adult and romance fanatics as their target market.[68]

Entertainment[edit]

Netflix film The Kissing Booth was written in 2011 by author Beth Reekles. It originated as a story on Wattpad where it won a Watty Award for "Most Popular Teen Fiction" in Wattpad's annual writing contest.[69] By 2012 it had amassed over 19 million reads on Wattpad and, in 2013, was published by Penguin Random House.[70] In an interview with Forbes, Reekles explains what drew her to Wattpad: "I loved the feeling of community on the site, and when I began to share, I liked the anonymity of it because I was so self-conscious about my writing and hadn't shared it with anyone before."[71]

Since The Kissing Booth premiered on Netflix on May 11, 2018, Ted Sarandos called it "one of the most-watched movies in the country, and maybe in the world".[71] The Kissing Booth was the fourth most-popular movie in IMDb's popularity rankings in June 2018.[72] Wattpad has also inked deals with Asian distribution partners, such as pan-Asian streaming platform Iflix to co-produce dozens of original movies based on Wattpad stories out of Indonesia,[73] and Singapore's Mediacorp, to bring Wattpad stories to Mediacorp's FTA channels such as Channel 5 (with exception of CNA) and its streaming service Toggle.[74]

Wattpad, with AwesomenessTV, produces Hulu's popular Light as a Feather.

Effects on writers[edit]

Online writing communities like Wattpad help young writers learn and grow their craft from constructive feedback and criticism.[75] Composed of students and their experiences on online writing platforms, the study aims to show how constructive criticism affects their writing process. Most participants prefer serious feedback over subtle critiquing, based on the results.[75]

Wattpad as well as similar online writing communities help young authors build and construct their self perception as writers, as well as establishes an audience and interact with readers.[76] It acts as a gateway into the publishing realm and offers hands-on experience with digital writing. This type of experience helps writers develop personal authorship.[76]

Wattpad offers unique features that other writing platforms do not like the interactive margin commenting. Registered readers can add comments and feedback by individual lines and paragraphs as they are reading rather than after the chapter or story is finished.[77] These comment sections are available to be viewed by all readers (guests and non-guests alike, so far as of 2021). Registered users can also use them for reacting to the chapter, offering feedback, or just for personal input, allowing readers to see what others are thinking and writers to see how readers are responding.[77] If a guest attempts to view replies to a comment, or wishes to give feedback themselves, they will be prompted to create an account or log in to do so.

Copyright issues[edit]

Early in its history, some of the large volumes of user-uploaded material hosted on Wattpad was copyrighted material created by authors who did not grant republication rights. In May 2009, an article in 'The New York Times' noted, "Sites like Scribd and Wattpad, which invite users to upload documents like college theses and self-published novels, have been the target of industry grumbling in recent weeks, as illegal reproductions of popular titles have turned up on them".[78]

The Wattpad website notes, "We do not welcome upload of material that violates its copyright terms," but also states "it is simply not possible to screen and verify all posted content."[79] In response to industry criticism, in April 2009 (before the publication of the New York Times article that named Wattpad as a vehicle for user-generated e-book infringement) Wattpad announced an "Authors In Charge" program, designed to allow authors or their representatives to identify and directly remove infringing content from the site, but this program is designed specifically for "authors with published books for sale."[79] Authors may begin their stories on Wattpad and then choose to publish their work. In most cases, the work on Wattpad is only a sample to ensure funds going to them in regards to their writing.

Competitors and similar sites[edit]

Bookmate and the long-established and popular sites FanFiction.Net and Fiction Press (a spin-off site for original fiction) also serve as hubs for online prose. An alternative site which is free and open source is Archive of Our Own, or AO3.[80]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^Although this site wholly requires an account registration to gain access to this website for mobile users in the official app, it can still be accessed via clicking the links to their user-created stories or to their account profiles.

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