If you want to break into the publishing arena you are going to need a thick skin and a will of steel to withstand rejection and failure. Wattpad doesn t ask for the rights to your work and it doesn t decide where it gets published from start to finish you re in control of the what when and where of your project.
Step 1 find the tab for writers.
How to publish a book in wattpad. Go to the main page of the wattpad website. Go to my works click on your story click on new part to add a chapter or click on a part if you already have a draft. On the top right corner web version you will find an orange button that says publish click on it.
There should be a library icon at the bottom of your screen. Click on it go to pictures open up paint and start writing the name on it. You have published your draft.
Tap on publish in the upper right hand corner. The main page of the website is primarily designed for readers and people who want to sign up to be readers. Navigate to the story part you d like to publish.
With a specific focus on publishing unique and diverse voices wattpad books takes the stories people have obsessed over and gives them a platform so their creators can be heard. The best way to take your wattpad book out to the rest of the world is through an amazon kindle edition. I threw together a book cover wrote a book blurb and slapped chapter 1 of the bed she made on my new wattpad author profile.
You also don t have to publish all at once lots of people actually post chapter by chapter and their readers get notifications when the next chapter is up. Multiple parts at once. Wattpad books launched in january 2019 wattpad books gives wattpad writers the opportunity to have their stories published.
You can sign up with. However you will find a small button generally at the bottom of the page to take you to the writer s page which provides you with information you may need about wattpad step 2 sign up for an account. And success as a published author is inevitable when you have satisfied readers going ahead of you and spreading the word about your first book even before it is published.
This will also help you get recognized in the eye of traditional authors. You can either publish it for free and get a wide readership or slap a nominal price on the kindle version of your book to get a few readers who are willing to pay. Tap on the create button in the bottom navigation bar.
Tap publish in the bottom right hand corner. I m best known on wattpad for my supernatural teen romance series cupid s match which has accumulated 50 million reads on wattpad and is now published and available in stores on amazon. If you want to grab a copy there s a link in my wattpad bio or you can search it.
I had never heard of wattpad before and i had never published my books anywhere. I had no idea what i was doing but she wanted to read my stuff so i obliged. Then save the cover on wattpad by going to my works and clicking on add cover.
Select all of the parts you d like to publish. Tap on settings next to the table of contents. You will sign up for a reader s account but you can use it to post stories.
Navigate to the story.