This October, members of the Wattpad community, headed up by Kelly-Anne Blount and Vic James, along with dozens of Wattpad Stars, and your favourite writers, are bringing you 7 hours of Wattpad-lovin' fun ... in the heart of New York City.
And it's all completely free. So get ready to get excited!
Joining us will be wonderful Wattpad Star, REBECCA SKY, and the WATTPAD 4, NYT bestseller TARAN MATHARU, published author ALI NOVAK, industry insiders, HQ hero GAV THE ORANGUTAN, a representative from Wattpad Studios, and multimillion-read Wattpad favourites like KARIANNE GIARD (@DarknessAndLight), JORDAN LYNDE (@XxSkaterGirl16xX) and ARIANA GODOY (@cold_lady19)!
We'll also have signings, opportunities to meet your favourite writers, quiz the HQ staff, and a stonking great swag giveaway raffle!
The Fun Stuff
10:30 Doors open
11:00 Intro and welcome
11:15 Panel 1 – HOW TO BE AWESOME ON WATTPAD - with Q&A
12:05 Panel 2 – IMAGINE … MEETING THE WATTPAD STARS - with Q&A
1:00 Break for lunch and socialising
2:00 Panel 3 – INDUSTRY INSIDERS: WATTPAD AND THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES - with Q&A
2:50 Panel 4 – ASK WATTPAD ANYTHING - with Q&A
3:30 Break for coffee and mingling: SIGNING with the Imagines authors, MEET all panelists, plus Wattpad's in-print writers and 2017 debuts, and MINGLE with the HQ team.
4:15 Panel 5 – MY WATTPAD STORY
5:00 Wrap up, swag raffle draw, thanks and farewell!
The Practical Stuff
Remember, tickets are FREE but you must book one—we need to have your name registered on the door.
♥ The venue is on W. 86th Street, just a couple of minutes' walk from the 86th Street subway station.
♥ We're not operating an age-restriction, but teen attendees, please make sure your parents know you are coming, and anyone age 14 or under must attend with a responsible adult (18+).
♥ No food or drink is provided, but we'll send out details of convenient local eating spots. (There's a starbusks right next door, and an independent coffee shop round the corner.)
This event is made possible by the financial support of Wattpad - THANK YOU! Neither Wattpad nor the organisers bear any liability, and all attendance is at your own risk.