Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Victoria writer chosen for publishing by viral site Wattpad


Local author Rebecca Sky has been selected from among thousands, to be included in a collection of stories from Wattpad writers scheduled to be published.

The site will be publishing a collection of “Imagines” – second-person fan fictions, titled “Celebrity Encounters Starring You,” by Gallery Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster).

What’s an Imagine? They’re fanfictions told in the second person, where the reader is part of the story. They often feature a public figure like a celebrity or athlete.

This new form of storytelling has taken the Internet by storm in the past few years. 

The book promises to be an immersive experience where readers can imagine themselves interacting with celebrities like Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and many others.

Rebecca has chosen to write about comedian and actress Rebel Wilson.

From BuzzfeedYou’re a standup comic who’s had a couple of rough gigs, and your confidence is falling as your high school reunion approaches. Luckily for you, Rebel Wilson is there to pump you up. 

About Wattpad: A Toronto-based company, with over 40 million users, that hosts a free app for stories. Users can read on their phone, create their own stories, and interact with readers and writers from around the world.

Wattpad is so popular it is even part of a Stanford University study to help with their artificial intelligence database.

Rebecca on the KiSS Line:

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