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Wattpad 101
Wattpad 101
Welcome to Wattpad! We are so excited that you have taken the first step on your journey to becoming part of the Wattpad creator community.
Writing in chapters
Writing in chapters
Online storytelling allows creators the opportunity to upload their chapters in installments, keeping readers excitedly awaiting their next release.
Getting started on social
Getting started on social
As an author, it's critical to self-promote and get yourself out there. Shape your own unique marketing strategy using our tips for getting started on social.
Character development
Character development
Learn two techniques you can use to craft authentic character arcs and develop the characters in your story.
Writing effective dialogue
Writing effective dialogue
Dialogue should always be purposeful and compelling. Effective dialogue should always have a reason for existing and be believable but also interesting.
How to edit your story
How to edit your story
So you've finally finished writing your dream novel. Congrats! Now what? Editing is a manageable process that can help take your story to the next level.
Show, don't tell: 5 easy writing tips
Show, don't tell: 5 easy writing tips
Five easy writing tips to keep in mind when revising your work. Learn how to recognize what you're telling instead of showing.
Advice from Creators
Advice from Creators
We've collected writing advice from a few Wattpad Creators on all things productivity, writer's block, and finding inspiration.
Finding your genre
Finding your genre
Genres help us classify and understand stories based on similar themes and aesthetics. It's important to categorize your story to help readers find it.
Sell your story
Sell your story
Creating the right cover for your genre comes down to selecting the best imagery, font, and color schemes to represent your story. Learn how in this resource!
How to effectively promote stories
How to effectively promote stories
Want to get your story out there, but not sure how? Read about how you can promote your story on Wattpad, on social media, and among your inner circle.
Writer's block and how to get over it (Video)
Writer's block and how to get over it (Video)
Almost every writer will experience writer's block. Learn how to break through that creative slump and come out of it even stronger.