The world’s biggest writing contest, the Wattys, has just announced the winners of the 2016 awards.
Wattpad has hosted The Wattys since 2010 and this year saw an amazing 140,000 entries, almost double the number of submissions made in 2015.
The judges have revealed the winning 10 choices in each of the 10 categories. The categories were:
- Visual Storytelling
Stories using in-line media.
Authors breaking new ground.
- Writer’s Debut
- Hidden Gems
Stories that didn’t get the attention they deserved.
- Voracious Reads
- Talk of the Town
The buzz creators.
- Collector’s Edition
Winners were those that the Wattpad community added most frequently.
- New Voices
- HQ Love
The stories most liked by Wattpad staff.
- People’s Choice
Stories that got the most tweets.
The Wattpad writing community website is now used by 45 million people every month. The company recently won the CIX 2016 Innovator of the Year Award, which is given to the Canadian firm that disrupts and transforms an industry in profound ways.