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    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?
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Literary Spotlight

i found my true love in a youtube ad
by starlitmind in Poetry » Humor

by Ilium417 in Short Story » Realistic

I didn’t have FOMO until I met you
by MaybeAndrew in Poetry » Romantic

by Yoshikrab in Poetry » Dramatic

Letter To A Lost One
by RandomTalks in Short Story » Realistic

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  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Chapter 1 - The Prophecy

    Shoot, I'm so sorry for forgetting to publish! Anyway, this is the first chapter, where Vic receives her prophecy.

    FourLeafClover - 12 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Undead Infection [OOC]

    I wanted to wait for @Yoshikrab, @veeren, and @GrandWild before I posted again, but then I realized a demonstration of magic probably wouldn't hurt. >>

    Magebird - 50 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Humor, Humor
    Dragonslaying is Not a Viable Career Path

    Dragon Slaying is a good hobby, but you should always have a back up plan.

    Horisun - 1 hour ago
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  • Poetry » Realistic, General
    I can never be like my friends

    we all have these thoughts at least one time in our life, Im having an abundance of them right no, so I use this as my outlet. Thank you :)

    Emivanz1 - 3 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Novel / Chapter » Historical Fiction, Teen Fiction
    11.. 4.. 3.. (formerly Assembly of Absolutists) - Chapter One

    2,071 Words. Some cursing. Chatting on the patio when Mr. Johnson informs them of some changing? Includes Florette being my favorite character so far.

    looseleaf - 6 hours ago
    12+ Language

  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    The Undead Infection [Meme Thread]

    oz: *catches onto something vaguely important to the Plot™ but just doesn't bring it up*

    Magebird - 6 hours ago

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

    Huh, he really was a normal boy. But, she could have sworn that he had red eyes before. ;)

    Magebird - 7 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Aureate Hollow [OOC]

    Posted again! We just hit a new page in the roleplay. :)

    Magebird - 7 hours ago

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

    That's definitely okay! I just bumped the rating to 16+, so we're all good to swear now. (I think we might have already had a few swears anyways probably from ...

    Magebird - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Otter's Art Corner

    Oh my gosh your art is beyond fabulous :0 *slams subscribe button* I'm eager for more!!

    Liebensteiner - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General

    Hi Yoshikrab, Mailice here with a short review! :D Still in training on how to review a poem, so I hope I'm not misreading too much into the text. :D ...

    MailicedeNamedy - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Article / Essay » Spiritual, Realistic
    Absolute Equality

    I'm so glad that you confronted this issue because I feel as if it is not talked about enough today. Although women are given rights, equality and justice in the ...

    illy7896 - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Art » Romantic, General
    don't try to stop me

    I love the formatting of your poem since it urges the audience to carry on reading. I also loved the repetition of 'don't' because it gives the impression that the ...

    illy7896 - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    The seventh grade

    'Ello, you both! I haven't reviewed in a while, so consider me rusty :/ positives I like the choice of using a rhyme scheme. The idea of a middle school ...

    chikara - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Other
    I didn’t have FOMO until I met you

    Hey! Wow! This poem is great! Your title really caught my eye. I also liked your style, short and to the point, but deep. I think the "too" should be ...

    NivedaJames22 - 9 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Featured Member April 20 - May 4: chikara

    Congratulations, chikara! I don't doubt that you deserve it!

    LittleLee - 9 hours ago

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