Welcome to Wattpad's official Non-Fiction profile, where we curate personal stories, how-tos, travelogues, and much more!

If you're a writer, join in our #NonFicSpotlight contest or our New Year's Resolutions contest! See our book "Contests and Writing Prompts" for details.

If you're a reader, take a look at our reading lists to find your next real-world read!

And whether you are a writer, a reader, or both, feel free to PM us terrific non-fiction, either your own book or one you found, so we can consider it for one of our reading lists.

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Q&A

Q: What qualifies as non-fiction?

A: Examples of non-fiction are true stories, guides and manuals, self-help books, cookbooks, memoirs, travelogues, well-researched biographies, scholarly research/essays, heritage explorations, histories, and persuasive inspirational/motivational reading.

Q: What does NOT qualify as non-fiction?

A: Examples of works that ARE NOT non-fiction are fact books, rant books, spam books, most diaries, exposing "x" works, "based on true stories," contests, shops, fictional stories about celebrities, fictional stories about your friends or family, self-insertion stories, roleplay, selfie/photo books, celebrity data, and poetry (all poetry should be in the POETRY genre).

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See you soon!
Your Wattpad Non-Fiction Team - @MissMysteryGame @nablai et al.

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