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Literary Spotlight

Advice for a YWS poet
by ticktock123 in Poetry » General


The Crepe and the Pancake
by NivedaJames22 in Poetry » Humor


Prologue- A New Fairytale
by Ilium417 in Novel / Chapter » Fantasy


Reverence
by NivedaJames22 in Poetry » Lyrical


love letter to [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE]
by alliyah in Poetry » Romantic


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  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, General
    Overflow - Chapter 2.3

    Direct continuation of previous chapters. I recommend you read those first.

    brotherGeo
    brotherGeo - 3 minutes ago
    16+

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    Black Hand's Ticking Claws - Two Kinds of Rain

    Wow, this is really an amazing one and I love it. Though it is a two verse poem, but it makes a whole lot of sense that is striking to ...

    akanbright
    akanbright - 10 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Other, Realistic
    Tuesday

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!!! First Impression : Well this was quite an interesting read. We ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 19 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Horror, Realistic
    Death and fame

    Wow. Somebody in this thread can actually write something like this, its really amazing and I love. What attracted me and made me continue reading down is the simplity of ...

    akanbright
    akanbright - 30 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Romantic
    blushing with a shameful glow

    I seem to like this one and it reminds me of one novel I read back then in school "faceless", about street children and all of that, even if yours ...

    akanbright
    akanbright - 46 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Horror, Realistic
    Death and fame

    A poem brokenheartsari and I collabed!

    ForeverYoung299
    ForeverYoung299 - 1 hour ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Nivu's Art Corner

    One of my first attempts at converting traditional to digital

    NivedaJames22
    NivedaJames22 - 3 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, General
    Everyone She Ever Loves Will Die - Chapter 2

    With the world cursed and her life in shambles, Katherine begins to wonder if there's any hope left

    CreativeUsername
    CreativeUsername - 5 hours ago
    12+

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Adieu!

    This is a really short poem so it's not like I can find much to critique lol but yeah, basically what the other reviewer said. It's a cute poem and ...

    CreativeUsername
    CreativeUsername - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Poetry is in the eye of the beholder.

    That last rhyme was great. Anyway I love this and I agree with everything said. Poems are fun to write and yet, annoying. So many unsaid rules but yet there ...

    CreativeUsername
    CreativeUsername - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Horror, Realistic
    Whispering from the chasms of the Earth

    Hello, I love the format of this poem, every line feels like the perfect length. There's a lot of good lines written in this poem to, and some good repetition ...

    CreativeUsername
    CreativeUsername - 5 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Sisterhood Syndicate [OOC]

    @SirenCymbaline, yes, it definitely is! In fact, I think I may boost it to a three-princess max in the next couple of days. (Also, I'm so excited about your plans ...

    Nyla
    Nyla - 6 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Chiaroscuro Technique OOC

    The phrase “watcha” sounded odd to Nikolai’s ears, but he was able to guess it was some weird pronunciation of “what are you”, due to the context. How strange. @whatchamacallit ...

    Carina
    Carina - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Welcome Mat
    What up guys?! Otterpop Here!

    Hi Otterpop, you seem very cool!! :) comic? youtube channel? SCIENCE? i like u What are some of your stories? gosh, hundreds of characters is insaaaane -- props to you ...

    Carina
    Carina - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Humor, Romantic
    Lovely Assassin Letters (6)

    Hey WishIHadASword! Wow! This letter has a completely different character from the rest so far...the others were playful and funny, but this is blunt, yet emotional. You've really captured the ...

    NivedaJames22
    NivedaJames22 - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Culture, Health
    The Mirror

    Hiii! Ilium here for a review! I liked the idea of your poem. Mirrors are really poetic and it's cool to see how people use them in different ways. I ...

    Ilium417
    Ilium417 - 8 hours ago


In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.
— JRR Tolkien