What is Wattpad?

posted May 31, 2015, 1:55 PM by Bruce Gaughran   [ updated May 31, 2015, 1:56 PM ]

On the 29th I wrote about Reading – Writing – and Cynicism. In the Friedman article she mentioned Wattpad. Being nosey, I had to check it out.


The model is designed for the ‘NOW’ generation. Cell phones and Android tablets are a perfect way to write, share your stories, and read other stories. The website is intuitive, easy to use, and produces a nice finished product. I haven’t figured out their revenue model yet, but I’m still working on that.

I published two different items in a matter of minutes. One is a collection of my flash fiction and the other is one flash fiction story. Check them out if you have an interest, or, if you have an interest in using Wattpad to do a little writing yourself.

·         http://www.wattpad.com/story/41178476-read-in-a-flash

·         http://www.wattpad.com/story/41168945-you-need-to-return-to-your-seat