All your WattCon Questions, Answered. 

Who should attend WattCon?

WattCon is created for Wattpad writers at all stages of their journey—from beginner to expert. All writers will come away with an understanding of how to disrupt the industry and harness their author-preneurial ambitions. Just starting out? You’ll learn from the pros and gain the confidence you need to go for your dreams.

When and where is WattCon 2018?

WattCon 2018 takes place right in Times Square in NYC on Saturday, October 27th and Sunday, October 28th at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Why isn’t WattCon happening at Wattpad HQ?

We love hosting our writers at Wattpad HQ, but the reality is, as Wattpad grows and our writer community expands and flourishes, we need more dedicated space to facilitate the kinds of talks, hands-on workshops, and community building we want to bring to WattCon this year.

Is there a cost to attend WattCon?

Tickets for WattCon are currently on sale for the Early Bird Price: $100 ($50 per day), for two full days of tailored programming geared towards helping you transform as a writer. WattCon is so much more than a meetup—it’s a full-fledged conference complete with talks, workshops and opportunities to meet and learn from industry experts, Wattpad HQ staff, and other writers (including Wattpad Stars). The ticket price covers just a small portion of what it takes to bring this life-changing event to our community.

Will Wattpad pay for my travel and accommodations?

We’re delighted to be able to host and meet the amazing community that makes Wattpad, Wattpad. That said, travel to New York City and accommodation during the conference is the responsibility and sole discretion of each attendee. Wattpad will not be able to provide or reimburse travel or accommodation for WattCon attendees, nor will we be able to assist with booking or organizing travel or stay. WattCon is taking place right in midtown Manhattan in Times Square—accessible by MTA transit and a 15 minute walk from Penn Station.

How are the panels and panelists decided?

Wattpad HQ creates the programming and makes all decisions on panelists.


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