Wattpad Launches 2020 Writing Competition

Wattpad is launching the 11th year of its writing competition, the Watty Awards. The competition is open to writers in 11 languages and the grand prize winner will receive a book deal with Wattpad Books. The winner's book will then be published in 2022.

Other prizes awarded to winners in each of the 11 eligible languages will include consideration for Wattpad’s Paid Stories, Wattpad Stars, and other monetization and writer development programs. Winning stories will also be considered for TV and film development opportunities with Wattpad Studios. 

Last year's grand prize winner Shay Bravo's book Historically Inaccurate, will be published by Wattpad Books on September 29. Submissions for this year's prize are open until September 30.

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