Welcome to Wattpad's Mystery headquarters!

This is the official ambassador-run profile for the Mystery/Thriller community. From cozy mysteries to hardboiled noir, uncover this site's most thrilling and twisted tales to keep you on your toes.

Begin your journey with our Mystery Information Guide to discover what our subgenres and reading lists mean. Challenge yourself to write something new and mysterious with our latest Contests & Writing Prompts. If you're facing a writer's block, take a look at our helpful tips in Your Guide to Writing a Killer Thriller. Finally, catch up with the best of the best in our brand new Chills & Thrills anthology.

Dive deep into Wattpad's best Mysteries and Thrillers now.


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• Pay attention to your grammar and spelling to make sure that your story is understandable and accessible.
• Try to convey feeling and emotion in your story with ample depth and detail.
• Keep your content appropriate for all Wattpadders to enjoy.
• Provide complete story information as we like to showcase stories with clear descriptions, relevant tags, and inspired cover art.
• Stay positive and be kind as we respect writers who respect the Wattpad community and fans.

If your story satisfies all of the above, submit your story to us here!

Please note that not all stories will be included.
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mystery mystery Aug 17, 2019 06:16AM
Hey Wattpadders!If you've written a mystery/thriller, send it to us via our submission form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf17KTkcIcBSJPlsLksnYqtSjRVU-sNOETCgFt13dHmdIf0Q/viewform...
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