Your fan fiction could one day turn into a TV show

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LOS ANGELES — The future of fan fiction is apparently linear TV.

Wattpad, an online community of readers and writers, announced Tuesday that has partnered with Universal Cable Productions (UCP), a division of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

Under the new deal, UCP will produce a number of television projects derived from Wattpad content across multiple categories including: mystery/thriller, teen, science fiction, action and general fiction.

“Wattpad data will help spot compelling stories with massive built-in audiences, and fans will influence the development process,” head of Wattpad Studios Aron Levitz said in a statement. “There’s no place for hunches and guesses when it comes to content development these days. Data- and community-driven entertainment is the future, and Wattpad Studios is leading the way.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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