He is considered one of the first novelists in the Gulf to write in the sci-fiction, supernatural and crime fiction genres. His novels were best-selling books in the Gulf books exhibitions and some of his stories have been adapted into movies. Apartment 6 movie was taken from his novel After Midnight.
He was a board member at Kuwaiti Writers Association and founder of Nova Plus for publication and distribution. Abdulwahab was chosen as one of the 100 most influential and innovative Kuwaiti figures as identified by the Thameen Honorr’s Society under the auspices of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.