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Wattpad’s Ask The Expert – Story tropes; love them or leave them?

Jessica Cunsolo and Romi Moondi

Pop Fiction

Wattpad’s Ask The Expert – Story tropes; love them or leave them?

Jessica Cunsolo and Romi Moondi

6:00pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023

West Bays

60 mins

Love triangles. Redemption arcs. Heroic sacrifices and final girls. A trope is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. When it comes to crafting stories, tropes are a writer’s best friend… or worst enemy.

Join Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group authors Jessica Cunsolo and Romi Moondi for this Ask The Expert session, where they’ll be diving into the world of tropes and taking audience questions on when to use them, how to use them, and when to abandon them entirely.

Moderated by Maeve O’Regan, Senior Manager of Marketing & Publicity, 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

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public.

Love triangles. Redemption arcs. Heroic sacrifices and final girls. A trope is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. When it comes to crafting stories, tropes are a writer’s best friend… or worst enemy.

Join Wattpad WEBTOON Book Group authors Jessica Cunsolo and Romi Moondi for this Ask The Expert session, where they’ll be diving into the world of tropes and taking audience questions on when to use them, how to use them, and when to abandon them entirely.

Moderated by Maeve O’Regan, Senior Manager of Marketing & Publicity, 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

Featured Authors

Jessica Cunsolo’s young adult series, With Me, has amassed over 215 million reads on Wattpad since she posted her first story, She’s With Me, on the platform in 2015. The novel has won a Watty award, has been published in multiple languages, and is in development with Wattpad WEBTOON Studios. Jessica lives just outside of Toronto.

Read more about Jessica Cunsolo

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

6:00pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023

West Bays

60 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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