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 & 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: Non-fiction as defined by Wattpad must be instructive, or be an argument, or be prose, while also being true.

Q: What are examples of non-fiction?

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

Q: What is not non-fiction?

A: Examples of works that ARE NOT non-fiction include fact books, rant books, spam books, most diaries, exposing "x" works, "based on true stories," contests, loosely organized story critiques, unsubstantiated opinions, 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!
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