For your convenience, here is a list of our chapters and their contents! It will be updated every Friday, as we will be uploading a new chapter every Friday as well.
As promised, there will be five aspects to this book, and the contents have been split accordingly. The parts that are [to be uploaded] are parts that have either been written or about to be written, and are usually based off what you - the reader - have asked to see from us.
Part I: The (Exhausting) World of Reviewers
1. Types of Reviewers
2. Pick Your Poison: Which Reviewer Should You Choose?
3. An Agent 007 Guide to Stalking Reviewers
4. Keep Calm & Eat a Donut: How to Handle Harsh/Rude Reviewers
5. Most Frustrating Reviewers
6. Uno-Reverse! Most Frustrating Requesters
7. Types of Authors
8. Types of Comments
9. An Extremely Sugar-Coated Review [9/10 Dentists Hate This One!]
Part II: Overall Writing Advice
11. Blurbs: How to Make them Superb [Novels]
12. Blurbs: How to Make them Superb [Poetry + Short Story]
13. Run-On Sentences: How to Make them... Not Run?
14. Time-Travelling Through the Tenses: Past vs Present Tense
15. Country Road, Please Keep Me On The Road: Planning + Sticking To Your Plot!
16. Talk that Talk: Writing Good Dialogue
17. This Redundant Sentence is Redundant: Avoiding Redundancy In Your Writing!
18. The Greatest Battle of All: Showing vs Telling
19. Master Chef: Cooking up an "Interesting" Story
20. The Voice, Wattpad Edition: Finding Your Character Voice
21. Point of View: First Person, Second Person, Third Person, and That One Person Who Didn't Make the Love Triangle
22. Styles. Writing Styles. Not Harry Styles.
23. Tortoise vs Hare: Pacing
24. Shpealling and-- I mean, Spelling and Proofreading.
25. Starting Your Story
27. Commas And How To Use Them Correctly And Not Send Grammar Nazis Into A Coma
28. Writer's Block. Aka, The Reason You Are Reading This Story
29. A Good Protagonist
Thirty-One. Writing Numbers
32. World Building [without Lego]
35. Let's Play A Game: Is This Plot Point Necessary?
36. Writing Descriptions so that your readers' hearts melt from their frozen blocks of ice, scarred by the skate blades of broken relationships, and allow beautiful sunshine warmth to flood into their hearts and scrape away the ugly slushy frozen scraps and dump the pain and heartbreak into an empty parking lot of their souls. [Aka, Writing Good Descriptions]
Before they met, his heart was a frozen block of ice, scarred by the skate blades ofbroken relationships, then she came along and like a beautiful Zamboni flooded his heart with warmth,scraped away the ugly slushy bits, and dumped them in the empty parking lot of his soul. —
Part III: Cliché vs Unique Tropes (that include dancing noodles)
37. Quiz Time: Is Your Story Cliché?
38. Quiz Time: Is Your Poetry Cliché?
39. Quiz Time: Is Your Short Story Cliché?
40. Quiz Time: Is Your Fanfiction Cliché?
41. Love Triangles. Or Squares. Or Pentagons. Or Chiliagons.
42. Types of Best Friends
43. Love at First Sight
44. The Wattpad Drinking Game: Take a Shot with Every Cliché Phrase That Makes You Release the Breath You Didn't Know You Were Holding
45. Good Girl; Bad Boy
46. Types of Antagonists
47. Types of Supporting Characters
48. The Alpha-Beta-Charlie-Delta Werewolf
49. Types of Love Interests
50. The Mary Sue
51. Dead Parents [Mum, I'm talking about literature please stop thinking I want to hurt you please just stop looking at my screen thank you]
Part IV: Making Your Book 'Wattpad Famous' (without Harry Styles)
52. Covers: Because, Yes, We Judge The Book By The Cover
53. How to Get Reads on Wattpad (That Doesn't Involve Going on Multiple Devices and Clicking Your Story To Raise the Read Count)
54. Myth-Busting: Awards
55. Myth-Busting: Community Accounts
Part V: The Road to Publishing? (How does it work?)
This section is yet to have any contents. But if you have any questions about the publishing world, or how to get your story up to publishing standards, let us know! We can't promise an answer to every question, but we will try to make our answers as educated as possible.
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101 Writing Tips from an Exhausted ReviewerRandom
I've been reviewing stories on Wattpad for a while now and, boy, has that been a journey. Your stories have made me gasp and squeal. Your stories have made me laugh and cry. But, from time to time, your stories have made me cringe. In commemoratio...