Club Guidelines and Rules Mega Thread - Everything you wanted to know, now in one place!

If you’re new to the forums or have been here a while and want to refresh your memory of what is and isn’t allowed, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you want to advertise your story, find writing advice, offer graphic services, or meet people and make friends, you’ll find the links to all the clubs, rules, and resources to make your visit successful.

Start your journey here.

:white_flower: Getting Started - Wattpad Community Forums 101 and the Wattpad Feedback and News Club

:white_flower: Share Your Story With Others - The Share Your Story Club and Story Requests

:white_flower: Writing Help - The Improve Your Writing and Genre Clubs

:white_flower: Feedback, Co-Writers, Book Clubs, Writing Groups and More - The Story Services Club

:white_flower: Meet People and Make Friends - The Cafe, Pub, and Character and Story Games

:white_flower: Where Graphic Artists Meet - The Multimedia Designs Club

:white_flower: Take Your Story To the Next Level - Industry Insiders Club and Nick’s Lab

:white_flower: As Wattpad Goes, So Goes the Community Forums

What's in for the newbies
What I'm Tired of Reading
Get it written - CLUB [OPEN]
I don't know what genre I am writing
Feedback required
how many drafts do you have?
The no sleep club
Does anyone believe demons can fall in love??
#Wattpad4 May Chat: WORKSHOP: Story Blurbs and Query Letter content!
Supportive Wattpad Friends (SWF) 14.0
I'm Bored
Fantasy writers anywhere?
Genre Club Harry Potter
What's Your Hobby?
Any 30+ Writers active & currently posting chapters?
~*Come Play Games*~
Someone Come Vibe With Mee
Tell Me About Yourself (Trying To Not Be Self-Centered)
Floating Lands???
The Fantasy Chat Thread (Version 55)
Shout Out To All Filipinos Out There!!!
Calling all fantasy writers!
Someone Come Vibe With Mee
What's in for the newbies
New Writer in need of New Friends
How long does it take to have real readers?
Would it be a good idea to make characters that have mental/personality disorders?
HELP! I just started this story and wrote my first chapter! I need constructive criticisms
Need help coming up with ideas!
Tell Me About Your Romance Novel Pt. II
— ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅ ʏᴏᴜ ʀᴇᴀᴅ ᴛʜɪs? [ɢᴀᴍᴇ] —
Is the 5th chapter too early to introduce feelings??? HALP
Supportive Wattpad Friends (SWF) 14.0
NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO and make friends
Unfinished, Unpopular, Few Reads, Perhaps just Beginning...
I Need Help For A ToA/HP crossover prophecy
If someone wants to read a book from the reader POV I have one
Rate the Prologue above you! [and maybe get new readers?! :hear_no_evil:]
Newbie to kpop fanfic community- come say hi!
let's make new friends over quarantine!
Share your favorite chapter/s here and see who would continue reading it!
Can anyone explain the meaning of my poem?
Post the first two Paragraphs of your story and see who would continue reading it !!
Bookish Friends
Please help me
Share and Critique Last Paragraphs!


If you’ve never been to the clubs before, there’s information you’ll need to know and you can find it in


:rotating_light: :rotating_light: Before you can post a discussion or advertise your story with a link and cover, you’ll need to reach Trust Level 1. You can learn about the Trust Levels here. :rotating_light: :rotating_light:

While you’re waiting to reach Trust Level 1, you can read this thread which is a how-to for navigating the clubs.

Before you introduce yourself to others, here’s a guide that covers Wattpad ambassadors, forum moderators, and the culture of our Community forums.

If you see a problem or have a problem, you can use flags to alert the moderators. Here is an explanation about flags.

While you’re chatting with friends, you might want to share links to other websites. To find out which ones are allowed and which ones aren’t, go here.

If you’ve posted a question and found a solution, in some clubs you can mark your request as solved. Learn more about that here.


Now that you’ve (hopefully) reached Trust Level 1, you can advertise your story in


This club has sub-sections for the most popular genres as well as a space for Spanish and German stories. When posting an advertisement for your story, make sure your story has a tag that matches the thread you’re posting in. Here is an explanation about how to do that.

If you’re not sure how to advertise your story, you can find the instructions here.

You’re also welcome to request stories to read. Here are the rules for



The best thing about Wattpad’s forums are that they’re filled with writers from all over the world who are eager to help each other with writing.


Be sure to look through the other pinned threads in that club as there are a lot of resources for writers, like this one

And this one


The genre clubs are divided into separate popular genres like the Share Your Story clubs. Check out the ones you enjoy writing or reading, but be sure to read the rules first!


If you’d like to find someone to critique your story, an editor, a beta reader, a cover for your story, or other kinds of specialized writing help there are a lot of people offering their services in


Please read the rules before posting in these clubs.


Not all chat is about writing. If you’d like to talk about your favorite movies, your studies, the latest news, or share what’s happening in your day, you can visit our non-writing chat clubs.


The Cafe is the most active club and is a great place to hang out and meet people from all over the world.


The Pub is much quieter and tends to be the place where the more ahem maturely aged Wattpadders hang out. Grab a drink of choice and pull up a bar stool.

If you enjoy playing games that also improve your writing, you can do that in


By the way, if you’re interested in role playing, this is the place to find where it’s happening on Wattpad.



For those who enjoy creating book covers, trailers, or any other graphic arts, and those who require graphics, the place where it all goes down is


If you’ve never been to the MDC, this is a thread that will help you to navigate the club with ease.

If you’re a graphic artist and would like to set up a shop, create a tutorial thread, get feedback on your creations, or simply chill with like-minded artists, here are the rules.


If you’re interested in publishing your story off Wattpad, there is a wealth of information that can be found in


Traditionally published and self-published authors offer advice and encouragement on every step of the publishing journey here.


Get advice on how to improve your story from Nick, a content expert at Wattpad.


The basis for all the forum rules are Wattpad’s Code of Conduct and Content Guidelines. That means if something isn’t allowed on Wattpad, it’s also not allowed here. It’s a good idea to take the time to read them.