This Wattpad Story Is ‘Slow Dancing’ To Television

This Wattpad Story Is ‘Slow Dancing’ To Television

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Slow Dancing, a Wattpad story, is on its way to having a series adaptation. The story written by Noelle or hepburnettes has gained an amazing amount of reads since its release, 9.6 million in fact. Producers Arron Levitz and Eric Lehram who worked on Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board, a Hulu show which was also adapted from a Wattpad story, are set to produce this new series in collaboration with Mediacorp.     Slow Dancing is about a twenty-year-old woman who is tasked to help her long-time crush after he has a serious car accident that leaves …

New Wattpad Publishing Imprint Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Examine Stories’ Popularity

New Wattpad Publishing Imprint Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Examine Stories’ Popularity

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Last week, popular online publishing site Wattpad announced its entry into the world of physical books. The new publishing imprint, Wattpad Books, already has its starting lineup of new releases: six YA novels across popular genres, a decision which officials believe should appeal to the site’s Millenial and Gen-Z reader base. Despite the stigma surrounding self-publishing, these stories have had mass market appeal. Cupid’s Match by Lauren Palphreyman, the most popular story among these picks, has racked up over 40 million reads during its time on the site. But the selection process for these books is more than just a numbers …

Wattpad to Introduce Payment Per Month for Popular Online Writers

Wattpad to Introduce Payment Per Month for Popular Online Writers

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If you’ve never been on Wattpad before, Wattpad is essentially a free story sharing site where writers have the opportunity to write their stories and publish them on the site for others to read. Since 2006, the site has hosted millions of stories from people all over the world. With on average one thousand visits to each work, it is no wonder Wattpad has decided to extend their generosity to its users.   Every year since 2010, Wattpad holds The Watty Awards. One of the awards that is given to a writer of each genre includes the potential opportunity to sign a shopping agreement with Wattpad Studios for their …

Heads Up, This YA Novel From Wattpad Just Got a Movie Deal!

Heads Up, This YA Novel From Wattpad Just Got a Movie Deal!

Wattpad is the perfect website for avid readers and writers as it is a self-publishing site that gives writers a platform, while always giving readers free and new material to read. Its growing popularity over the years has even caught production company’s eyes, as some stories have received movie deals. Ali Novak’s My Life With the Walter Boys has just been optioned by Komixx Entertainment.    Komixx Entertainment is a London-based film and TV production company that is known for optioning books from Wattpad. They have previously optioned books from like Captured by bestselling author Kelly Anne Blount, and The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles. The Kissing Booth is …