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Literary Spotlight

you were easy to listen to and hard to hear
by lliyah in Poetry » Romantic


TV static and eminent shards of glass
by LadyBug in Poetry » Dramatic


i will never make it back to the midwest
by spatula in Poetry » Realistic


I am small and insignificant
by 4revgreen in Poetry » Realistic


redacted
by LadyBug in Poetry » Narrative


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  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, General
    Elephant Days

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! Anyway let's get right to it, In those days, or nights ...

    KateHardy
    KateHardy - 14 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    Prologue : Hero

    Hi HeVan! Welcome to YWS, I hope you're enjoying the site so far. I have mixed feelings about prologues to stories as for a while they seemed like they were ...

    IcyFlame
    IcyFlame - 2 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    One Word Poems

    Under the broken stars, I breathe in One more burst of light. Colors whirl like apocalyptic galaxies, hurling shards from across the night. I closed my eyes and saw dulled ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Dramatic
    Chapter 2 - the endless void

    Hi, I'm here to leave a review. My heart was pounding so loudly and irregularly, I thought it would jump out of my chest and fall to the ground, bound ...

    Zeno
    Zeno - 3 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Review Spotlight for January 2023

    Review Spotlight for January 2023 Top 5 Reviews: Re: What a Girlfriend Is (or Serena’s Slice-of-life in Space) by @Mika Honeydew Re: who will i become when your dahlias and ...

    Big Brother
    Big Brother - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    The Accidental Magic: chapter two

    Hi again, still not completely sure how to do this but here are a few things I noticed while reading. The first big thing was a grammar error in the ...

    dragonight9
    dragonight9 - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Literary Spotlight for January 2023

    might i refer to this post again. i absolute adore all of the writers and their literary works in this spotlight, among every contribution to this site. all of you ...

    rainforest
    rainforest - 7 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Other
    Behemoth, Chapter 1

    Life is not but flesh on bone convulsing above the ground!

    Ghazghkull
    Ghazghkull - 10 hours ago
    12+

  • Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    i will never make it back to the midwest

    revised but still really really mediocre

    spatula
    spatula - 12 hours ago

  • Poetry » Realistic, Lyrical
    I am small and insignificant

    a poem I wrote when I was feeling very low

    4revgreen
    4revgreen - 13 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Darkness rising. (Ash's encounter with the evil king of dragons)

    Hello here to leave another review... I am impressed you took this inspiration from Wings of Fire (I have done that myself) and I am a great fan of the ...

    foxmaster
    foxmaster - 13 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Ten Ways to Empty the Green Room (authors hate #6!)

    Hey, I’m just jumping into this thread so I’m not sure if this is too similar to what others have said, but here’s my idea: Instead of each chapter being ...

    GengarIsBestBoy
    GengarIsBestBoy - 14 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Haiku Train

    Perched on highest branch Y’know, the branch overhead With the nest on it

    Corvid
    Corvid - 16 hours ago

  • Poetry » Mystery / Suspense, Other
    Swings

    Escaping Mother's anger, flying from the reality that stays on the ground.

    Jasperbiscuitt
    Jasperbiscuitt - 16 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    lessons i will forget (to learn)

    Love it! I love how you clarify that it is a dream but it feels more like a nightmare. I enjoyed the format, as well. It defies regularity, just as ...

    Jasperbiscuitt
    Jasperbiscuitt - 16 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    you were easy to listen to and hard to hear

    I love this so much!! It is really unique and I love the educational but lingering feeling that this invokes. My only suggestion would be to maybe space the segments ...

    Jasperbiscuitt
    Jasperbiscuitt - 16 hours ago


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