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Plan your story

Point of view
Point of view
Deciding how to tell a story is a critical part of the writing process. The voice that comes through accompanies readers throughout your story, allowing them to connect with your characters and engage with the plot.
Finding your genre
Finding your genre
It can be difficult to decide what kind of stories you want to write, but it’s important to categorize your story to help readers find it. Genres help us classify and understand stories based on similar themes and aesthetics that the genre categories encompass. Readers choose genres because they know what they’re getting and that they’ll be entertained in the ways they want to be. In this article, we’ll uncover a few tips on finding your genre and discuss the options you have on Wattpad.
World-building
World-building
Whatever genre you’re writing in, effectively establishing your setting is a powerful way to ensure your reader feels immersed in the story. That said, certain genres require a lot of heavy lifting to make sure that's the case. 
Immediate, Engaging, Commercial (Video)
Immediate, Engaging, Commercial (Video)
As a writer, you want your story to be a success. But what makes a story stand out to readers?  How can you ensure that you’re capturing their hearts and minds? The answer can be summarized in three words: Immediate, Engaging, Commercial. These are the key elements that we see again and again in serialized storytelling, regardless of the genre. Let’s explore these three essential elements in more detail.
The power of serialized storytelling (Video)
The power of serialized storytelling (Video)
Serialized storytelling, also known as episodic storytelling, has been a popular form of entertainment for centuries. Serialized storytelling is used to engage audiences and keep them coming back for more. On Wattpad, we know that serialized stories can help you create a special relationship with your readers. By creating long-form stories with great cliffhangers, hooks, plot, and character development, you’ll build an audience that is thrilled and desperate to read your next chapter.