Want to tell your story? Wattpad is a platform created to share and read stories created by authors from all over the world. It gathers a community of 90 million readers. Thanks to Wattpad, talented writers have gone on to write their own books with major publishers. You will find all genres here: comedy, drama, action, fantasy, adventure, novel…. If you love reading, this is the app for you.
Some important characteristics you should know about Wattpad
- Wattpad was launched in December 2006 and today they have more than 90 million global visitors per month.
- The company is based out of Toronto.
- Available in more than 50 languages.
- Amateur writers can publish their work version of their books for readers to read and get feedback for free.
- Wattpad is entirely free for all users.
- Wattpad is more than just a reading and writing platform, it’s a community of amazing people coming together for their passions.
- Wattpad offers a mobile app to allow readers and writers to connect on the devices they love most.
- Wattpad has their own awards ceremony. Since 2010 they are celebrating “The Watty’s”. It’s a mixture of established and breakthrough writers who published through Wattpad.
Some FAQ about Wattpad
Can you make money off of Wattpad?
Currently there are no opportunities to make money from ads on your stories.
Is Wattpad legal?
As soon as you put your work into a fixed format, your work is automatically protected under Copyright Law. You can choose several coopyright license options on Wattpad.
Who is the most famous author in Wattpad?
The most known is Anna Todd, hailing from Texas. With over 1,5 billion readers and a number one hit on the New York Times bestseller list.
Can you become famous on Wattpad?
There are 6 Wattpad writers with great success.