Young Writers Society


  • National Poetry Writing Month

    Join the poets of YWS this April in celebrating all things poetry! The "Classic Challenge" is 30 poems in 30 days - will you take the challenge?
    [ Read More ]
  • Welcome to YWS!

    We are an online community for young writers ages 13+.
    [ View Leaderboards ]
  • Featured Member

    MailicedeNamedy is our featured member!

    [ View Hall of Fame ]

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

View past literary spotlights

Staff Picks

View All

Site Feed

  • 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 - 9 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 - 21 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 - 1 hour 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

I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.
— Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights