WattCon 2017

On Saturday 21st October, hundreds of Wattpad users flooded the streets of Toronto for WattCon 2017.

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How to Finish Writing a Story

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably found yourself in a situation where you’re struggling to complete your work in progress. Perhaps you’ve lost inspiration, you’re suffering from writer’s block, or you’ve just become bored with it.

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Why Resent Successful Writers?

Earlier this week, Ed Sheeran announced he was taking a step back from Twitter after receiving abusive messages. It’s an all too familiar tale with Twitter, but exists on other forms of social media, too. Celebrities often find hateful comments thrown their way, but you certainly don’t have to be famous to be a target. […]

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Currents Competition 

A huge congratulations to @Smilie254, whose epilogue was the winner of the Currents Competition. All the entries were so good, which made choosing first place incredibly difficult, but the little details that were woven into Shay’s epilogue were one of the deciding factors.   You can read the winning epilogue here. It features awkward moments, […]

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Finding Inspiration

Six months ago, I read a book set in Carcassonne which inspired me to visit the medieval French town that had featured so heavily in the story.

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Wattpad Futures & In-Story Ads

As I’m sure the majority of Wattpad users are now aware, the site has recently introduced a video-advertising scheme, also known as Wattpad Futures.

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The 2016 Chapter

A lot has happened in 2016, and yet the year seems to have flown by in the blink of an eye. 2015 was a huge year for me writing-wise—getting accepted into the Wattpad Stars, winning a Watty, working with huge brands—but 2016 brought its own set of firsts, celebrations and special moments. As a Wattpad […]

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