December 18, 2019 - Introducing Story Notes

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Hi Wattpadders -

We're excited to share that today we're rolling out a new feature for all writers on Wattpad called Story Notes. Story Notes is a tool that helps you store and track all of your story ideas in one place. As a writer, you've got millions of creative concepts and ideas floating in your head at any given time. Now, there's a way to keep them all in one place—right here on Wattpad.

Introducing Story Notes, a space for you to store the biggest core concepts of your story

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Introducing Story Notes, a space for you to store the biggest core concepts of your story. From your protagonist and story goals to your ultimate story outcome, privately keep track of where you want your story to go. With the new Story Notes feature, you can keep your story plan close by, so you can write the next chapter with confidence and consistency. We're here to support you in thriving in every area of your writing journey and look forward to hearing your feedback if you give it a try!

How Story Notes works:

Story Notes is a structured form you can fill out with details about your protagonist and your story's plot. The form will help keep your thoughts concise and to-the-point so that the Story Notes can become a quick reference guide for you as you write your story. Keep track of details about who your protagonist is and where you want your story to go—right on Wattpad.

How to access Story Notes:

• You can access Story Notes from the desktop web experience at

• On the top navigation, click on Write in the drop down menu and then click on My Stories.

• You'll now see a list of all of your stories.

• Click on any story you would like to store your private notes about.

• When you click into your story, you'll see three tabs—Story Details, Table of Contents, and Story Notes. Click on Story Notes to access this feature. 

• Fill out as much or as little as you'd like in the form. Please note that if you'd like your story to be considered for future opportunities with Wattpad, you will need to fill out the full form.

• Remember: You can find Story Notes within the Story Details page for each of your stories.

Have questions? You can find the most common questions and answers at our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page here.


- Your friends at Wattpad HQ

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