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! 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 (not fact books), scholarly research, heritage explorations, and long-form inspirational 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, spam 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, and poetry (all poetry should be in the POETRY genre).

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See you soon!
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Check out our new spotlighted stories this October! Each month we get three new excellent true stories and bring them to you. Don't forget, if you want to be featured, just tag your work of nonfictio...
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