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Literary Spotlight

what to do when the trauma piles up
by AtlasWut in Poetry » General

The Eraser
by Haraya in Poetry » Humor

stuck in the hanger
by queenshadowgem in Poetry » Health

Summer portrait
by Buranko in Poetry » Realistic

by AtlasWut in Poetry » Romantic

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  • Poetry » Dramatic, General

    This is a poem I made in less than 10 minutes, but I think it’s pretty good. I hope you do too!

    LizzyTyler - 8 minutes ago
    12+ Violence

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Into the Saeverse [OOC]

    OOoh nice first post!! Ma character description should be incoming relatively soon...

    HarryHardy - 20 minutes ago

  • Poetry » General, General

    I have an exam tomorrow on one of my toughest classes. It seems writing is my coping mechanism, so here's a poem on the calm before the storm.

    Haraya - 59 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Atlas + Mage's Unnamed Duo [OOC]

    I tracked down the old roleplay! I didn't write a formal description of Poseidon there, but I did write one of Icarus. Icarus's was a little lacking, so here's an ...

    Magebird - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Dramatic
    what to do when the trauma piles up

    o h w o w . I want to leave a review, even if I don't have any critiques or even words for the way this poem makes me feel. ...

    waywardxwallflower - 1 hour ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 6

    Just then, he caught movement out the corner of his eye. He jerked around to see a shadow flit across the cave opening.

    felistia - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Realistic, General
    King of the Court [Chapter 6]

    Hey there! Plume back again, with another review! Ooh! This chapter was full of a lot of high points of action, and it DEFINITELY held my interest. I think there ...

    Plume - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Script » Dramatic, Realistic
    An Utterly Stupid, Nonsensical, and Ultimately Fruitless Exercise to Practice my Suspenseful Writing

    Ohhh I can see the conflict coming This was AWESOME The tension was great, I have no idea what the writing exercise was, but this was just wonderful. I really ...

    stygianmoon17 - 2 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Descent Discussion Topic

    Rodger Dodger

    BlueGlow - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    i am the ghost, you're the haunted house

    Hiya! This was a neat read, and the themes feel Romantic with a capital 'R'. Not only is the voice intense, the language also seems to describe the sort of ...

    Liminality - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Beach [DT]

    Welp..this got forgotten...

    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Becoming the Costume: Redux [OOC]

    I posted as well! Rew is officially a disaster. c:

    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Ringing of the Bells [OOC]

    That's great! I can't wait to roleplay with you more. c: And I definitely feel you on the inactive roleplays—I'm planning on making a whole slew of them to replace ...

    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Hey-Day Capriccio [OOC]

    It's okay! Harry just noticed that the boy's eyes looked normal once he slipped on his glasses. >> Also, I posted! I think the lamp I mentioned in my post ...

    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Beginnings and Endings OOC

    My knowledge of the castle's layout is really, really vague, but I wonder if it would be possible for Envy to somehow meet Nosa and skekRa before getting to the ...

    Magebird - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Supernatural, Dramatic
    The Reverends son

    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 a terrifying story to end ...

    HarryHardy - 4 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