& Short Stories
Richmond Heights Poetry Club
...begun in April 1997, met once a month at the Richmond Heights Library
Read poetry by other teens, post your own poetry, read & write
book reviews, learn new types of poetry (haiku, tanka, ghazal, etc.)
Enter games & contests. Also includes a link to the "Brautigan
Virtual Library" which claims to keep copies of writing by unpublished
authors in its holdings.
Critique Circle is an online writing workshop. On this site you can
submit your original work for critique by other writers. Also you can
critique the work of others. On the forums you can chat with other writers
and get tips for improving your writing. Take advantage of this great
resource for writers.
Elfwood is home to the largest collection of amateur science fiction
and fantasy fiction and art. At Elfwood you can submit your own writings
and artwork, look at others work and talk with other people who love
science fiction and fantasy. The perfect site for science fiction/fantasy
Over 118,000 writers, hundreds of thousands of readers, and over 650,000
original works fill FictionPress’s archives. Prove your creativity
by submitting an original piece or choose from the thousands of stories
and poems. Whether you’re a reader or a writer, FictionPress has
something for you.
Love to write? Then this is the site for you. Merlyn’s Pen is
a magazine and website that contains tons of original writing from middle
and high school students. On this site you can check out the magazine,
submit your own writing, and read writing from other kids like you.
Merlyn’s Pen has every genre of fiction you can imagine.
Poetry Today Online:
A great place to post your original poems and talk to other teens
who love poetry. Sponsored by Yahoo!, this easy-to-use web site
offers seven teen poetry groups to join, chat rooms, an Internet Resource
Directory to help you locate poetry contests and awards, and teen poetry
by Cupid's Arrow : Love Poems by a Teenager
This site includes love poetry by an 18 year-old male, an online
discussion group for other young people with an interest in writing
(or reading) poetry, and the "Struck by Cupid Arrow Bookstore," which
provides a list of recommended poetry books. As quoted in the
St. Louis Post Dispatch, the author claims "...almost 1700 teens
visit my site each day." He promises to start posting poetry by
other teens soon.
The Writer's Slate publishes the poetry and prose of kids
from kindergarten through 12th grade. So if you're itching to
be a writer, this is a good place to begin. The web site not only
has submission requirements, but also lots of information on various
writing contests sponsored by the Writing Conference.
This helpful site is full of tips for aspiring writers of all ages.
Want some advice on getting published? Check out Writing World’s
“Getting Started” section. Looking for a writing job? Read
the “Writers Wanted” section? Interested in writing classes
or contests? Writing World has a section on each. Any writing question
you have, Writing World has the information you’re looking for.
Started in 1997 by a sixteen year old who was curious to see what other
people her age were writing, Xenith.com has expanded into a very popular
site for teen writers. With over a thousand pieces of original pieces
by young writers, this site is full of undiscovered treasure. Submit
your own work and talk with others about writing in general.
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