I am just starting out on my Wattpad journey – this is a good blog post about some of the benefits and pitfalls. Thanks Jess
Just yesterday I celebrated my 3-year anniversary as a user/writer on Wattpad.com. I’m so glad that an old friend told me about the site. It’s given me so many opportunities, such as becoming an ambassador.
I’ve also met a lot of cool people (and a lot of really terrible ones). Anyway, here are the top ten things I’ve learned from Wattpad:
10. People crave fanfiction: It’s true, and sometimes sad. Many writers also think that they can only write in this genre, or that they’re “not creative enough” to write actual fiction.
9. People don’t know basic grammar: I’ve seen writers on the site not use periods or capitalize I. This is scary that writers aged 13-16 don’t know how to do something I learned in kindergarten.
8. Wattpad can make you famous in real life: With enough reads, publishing companies will pick up stories from Wattpad.
7. It’s super…
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