Can Wattpad Make You a “Real” Author?

Where does fantasy end and reality begin?

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Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

As is the case here on Medium, people are writing online to monetise a passion they already have, which is great!

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Watt is Wattpad?

Wattpad is a 13 year old Canadian platform that’s most heavily favoured by fiction writers.

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Joining Wattpad for Literary Fame

Over the years, we’ve often heard tales of writers signing book deals because of novels they’ve written on the site.

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Readers aren’t necissarily shoppers

Building a true readership is really difficult. A true readership is a group of people that will regularly comment on your writing, interact with you, and support you throughout your literary projects.

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For some Wattpad authors, the numbers will add up.

An author may write such compelling werewolf romance novels that their readership base will do or pay anything to get their next fix of interspecies lust.

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