Pop Fiction

Wattpad’s Ask the Expert – Writing Romance in 2023

Wendy Million and Romi Moondi

Pop Fiction

Wattpad’s Ask the Expert – Writing Romance in 2023

Wendy Million and Romi Moondi

1:00pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Brigantine Patio

60 mins

The romance genre is experiencing a new wave of popularity and audience growth. Join two of Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group’s most popular romance authors, Wendy Million and Romi Moondi, for this Ask The Expert panel. With over nine million reads on Wattpad’s online story platform and 13 print books between them, these two experts will discuss how the genre has changed, where it’s going next and take questions on how to write believable, impactful romance.

Moderated by Deanna McFadden, Executive Publishing Director, Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group.

 

Attend this event for a chance to win a special Wattpad x TIFA prize pack, featuring:

  • A selection of Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group books
  • W by Wattpad Books Sleep Mask
  • Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group tote bag
  • Limited edition TIFA tote bag
  • Limited edition TIFA ceramic mug
  • One (1) free weekend pass (2 Days) to attend the 2024 Toronto International Festival of Authors (dates TBD)

No purchase required. Limit of one (1) entry per person per event. Audience members who attend one or more of Wattpad’s Ask the Expert series on September 23 will be invited to enter the contest by submitting a contest ballot form. Read the Contest Rules & Regulations, and see the full prize list, here.

 

About Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group

The Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group has redefined the publishing industry by breaking down barriers, allowing fan-driven stories from diverse voices to find a home on bookshelves everywhere. Leveraging the combined audiences of 170 million people on WEBTOON and Wattpad, The Group publishes stories the world wants to read.

Part of Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, WWBG is made up of leading YA imprint Wattpad Books (launched in 2019), contemporary adult fiction imprint W by Wattpad Books, graphic novel imprint WEBTOON Unscrolled and the co-publishing imprint Frayed Pages x Wattpad Books, led by bestselling author and entrepreneur Anna Todd.

Visit books.wattpad.com for more information.

About Wattpad

Wattpad’s vision is to entertain and connect the world through stories. A leading webnovel platform and home to a community of 85 million people who spend over 23 billion minutes a month engaged in original stories, Wattpad has democratized storytelling for a new generation of diverse Gen Z writers and their fans. Alongside Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, the company’s TV, film and publishing counterparts, Wattpad combines art and science to unearth incredible stories and cultivate the fandoms driving the future of entertainment. The company is proudly based in Toronto, Canada.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Free
Outdoor Event

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public.

The romance genre is experiencing a new wave of popularity and audience growth. Join two of Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group’s most popular romance authors, Wendy Million and Romi Moondi, for this Ask The Expert panel. With over nine million reads on Wattpad’s online story platform and 13 print books between them, these two experts will discuss how the genre has changed, where it’s going next and take questions on how to write believable, impactful romance.

Moderated by Deanna McFadden, Executive Publishing Director, Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group.

 

Attend this event for a chance to win a special Wattpad x TIFA prize pack, featuring:

  • A selection of Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group books
  • W by Wattpad Books Sleep Mask
  • Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group tote bag
  • Limited edition TIFA tote bag
  • Limited edition TIFA ceramic mug
  • One (1) free weekend pass (2 Days) to attend the 2024 Toronto International Festival of Authors (dates TBD)

No purchase required. Limit of one (1) entry per person per event. Audience members who attend one or more of Wattpad’s Ask the Expert series on September 23 will be invited to enter the contest by submitting a contest ballot form. Read the Contest Rules & Regulations, and see the full prize list, here.

 

About Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group

The Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group has redefined the publishing industry by breaking down barriers, allowing fan-driven stories from diverse voices to find a home on bookshelves everywhere. Leveraging the combined audiences of 170 million people on WEBTOON and Wattpad, The Group publishes stories the world wants to read.

Part of Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, WWBG is made up of leading YA imprint Wattpad Books (launched in 2019), contemporary adult fiction imprint W by Wattpad Books, graphic novel imprint WEBTOON Unscrolled and the co-publishing imprint Frayed Pages x Wattpad Books, led by bestselling author and entrepreneur Anna Todd.

Visit books.wattpad.com for more information.

About Wattpad

Wattpad’s vision is to entertain and connect the world through stories. A leading webnovel platform and home to a community of 85 million people who spend over 23 billion minutes a month engaged in original stories, Wattpad has democratized storytelling for a new generation of diverse Gen Z writers and their fans. Alongside Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, the company’s TV, film and publishing counterparts, Wattpad combines art and science to unearth incredible stories and cultivate the fandoms driving the future of entertainment. The company is proudly based in Toronto, Canada.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Free
Outdoor Event

Featured Authors

Wendy Million is a high school teacher and Watty Award winner whose contemporary romances about strong women and troubled men have captivated her loyal Wattpad readers. She is the author of the romantic suspense series The Donaghey Brothers, the contemporary second-chance romance When Stars Fall, and the sports romance Saving Us, which all began on Wattpad. When not writing, Wendy enjoys spending time in or around the water. She lives in Goderich, Ontario.

Read more about Wendy Million

Romi Moondi is a Canadian writer who primarily writes romantic comedies with the aim to make you laugh and activate your heartstrings. Her diverse romantic comedy 24 Hours in Paris received a Publishers Weekly starred review, was the 2022 Publishers Weekly #1 Summer Romance Read, and was selected as an official book club pick by Canadian daytime talk-show The Social. When she's not writing novels or traveling, Romi can be found in Toronto dreaming up screenplays, copywriting for clients, trying out new recipes and loving Seinfeld forever.

Read more about Romi Moondi

1:00pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Brigantine Patio

60 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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