Your story matters. Let the world hear it.

Wattpad is home to 70 million readers and writers that connect through the power of story

Cultivate your fanbase

We empower diverse voices and stories all over the world, helping you build a community of readers.

Champion your stories

We champion untold stories to the publishing & entertainment industries.

Find your people

When you share your story, you’ll find a community who shares your unique worldview.

Find your audience.
Grow your readership.

From cozy mysteries to LGBTQ+ meet-cutes, technothrillers to cyberpunk fairytales, your story has an audience through Wattpad.

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Post Often

Update regularly to encourage buzz and anticipation from a newly engaged audience, plus get feedback as you write.

Tag your stories

Use genre, sub-genre, descriptive, and trending tags to not only help readers find your story but to also rank in a range of topics.

Enter the Wattys

The Watty Awards recognize winners of Wattpad’s annual writing contest, while also propelling the careers of Wattpad writers.

Get featured on Wattpad Picks

Update regularly to encourage buzz and anticipation from a newly engaged audience, plus get feedback as you write.

We’ll set you up with the right connections
to grow your career

Wattpad Studios works with untapped Wattpad writers to facilitate connections to our publishing and multimedia partners. Over 1000 original Wattpad stories have been published, produced, or adapted to TV or film. And with our own direct publishing division, Wattpad Books, we’re bringing Wattpad stories to bookshelves everywhere. So write your truth, grow your audience, and show the world the potential of your story.

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Everyone has a story to tell

Write the exact story you love to read, and someone else will love it too.

Create lasting impact with your readers

When you share your story on Wattpad, your readers escape with you into the world you’ve built, become invested in your characters, and connect to you and your story like never before.

Jumpstart your career at WattCon

WattCon is Wattpad’s premier writers’ conference with two full days of programming and panels that were developed to help you hone your craft, make connections with our multimedia entertainment partners, and to meet other Wattpad writers in real life!

Inspire a movement

22 billion minutes per month are spent reading and writing about LGBTQ+, anti-bullying, body positivity, diversity and people of color on Wattpad. Our community has inspired a global ripple effect of youth who raise awareness and encourage positive social change.

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  • You own your story and Wattpad is another venue to share your voice and create more exposure and opportunities for you to get your story published, or even produced
  • You own all the rights to the content you create and post on the Wattpad.
  • Posting on Wattpad doesn’t mean you lose First Rights nor would it be viewed as a reprint by a publisher.
  • You can remove your story whenever you want.