r/shortstories

31k subscribers
created in 2008
last scan 7/18/2019


Original short stories or links to other works.
https://reddit.com/r/shortstories/
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r/writing
808k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
Writing Prompts. You're a writer and you just want to flex those muscles? You've come to the right place! If you see a prompt you like, simply write a short story based on it. Get comments from others, and leave commentary for other people's works. Let's help each other.
https://reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/
A writing subreddit for original horror stories in 500 words or less.
https://reddit.com/r/shortscarystories/
r/Poetry
426k  subs
Big Tent sub for all poetry related discussion
https://reddit.com/r/Poetry/
r/OCPoetry
42k  subs
A home for all your original poetry! Make sure you've read the rules before you post. If you'd like to share poetry without giving feedback first, use the sharethread.
https://reddit.com/r/OCPoetry/
r/nosleep
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Nosleep is a subreddit for realistic horror stories. Everything is true here, even if it's not.
https://reddit.com/r/nosleep/
r/fantasywriters
112k  subs
This subreddit is dedicated to those of us who are writing in the fantasy genre. Anything related to creating your own works of fantasy is welcome.
https://reddit.com/r/fantasywriters/
r/KeepWriting
28k  subs
Welcome to KeepWriting. We are a subreddit dedicated to motivating writers to stay consistent and constantly grow their craft. Whether you're looking to get feedback on an idea, hear a critique, or get unstuck in a story, this is the right place.
https://reddit.com/r/KeepWriting/
r/Screenwriting
418k  subs
Beginners to Professionals, we come together to teach, learn, and share everything about Screenwriting! Join a community of over 200,000 Screenwriters!
https://reddit.com/r/Screenwriting/
r/worldbuilding
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For geeks and nerds, artists, writers, philosophers, politicians and scientists alike: The creation of new worlds and new universes has been a key element of science fiction and fantasy. It can also exist outside the realm of scifi-literature and RPG-gaming as a means of exploring possibilities. This subreddit is about sharing your worlds and discussing the many aspects of creating new ones.
https://reddit.com/r/worldbuilding/
r/selfpublish
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A place to discuss just about everything in the world of indie books. *Not* a place for self-promotion.
https://reddit.com/r/selfpublish/
r/writers
43k  subs
All are welcome at r/writers: fiction writers, nonfiction writers, bloggers and more! Get critique on your work, share resources, ask questions and help fellow writers.
https://reddit.com/r/writers/
r/books
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This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.
https://reddit.com/r/books/
Writing Feedback: we will tell you the good, the bad, the ugly, and the horrible of your writing. RDR ~ Colorfully Destructive.
https://reddit.com/r/DestructiveReaders/
r/literature
930k  subs
Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.
https://reddit.com/r/literature/
r/casualiama
174k  subs
The casual version of /r/IAmA. Anyone's welcome to host or participate in an AMA. Topics may involve anything from ordinary to extraordinary subject matter. The environment is relaxed, we just ask that you have fun!
https://reddit.com/r/casualiama/
r/creepypasta
232k  subs
/r/Creepypasta: Because you weren't planning on sleeping anytime soon.
https://reddit.com/r/creepypasta/
r/scifi
1m  subs
Science Fiction, or Speculative Fiction if you prefer. Fantasy too. Asimov, Bradbury, Clarke, Dick, Heinlein and other SF books. SF movies and TV shows. Fantasy stuff like Tolkien and Game of Thrones. Laser guns, space ships, and time travel. etc. Star Trek, Battlestar, Star Wars, etc.
https://reddit.com/r/scifi/
r/Filmmakers
638k  subs
Filmmakers, directors, cinematographers, editors, vfx gurus, composers, sound guys, grips, electrics, and more meet to share their work, tips, tutorials, and experiences. A place where professionals and amateurs alike unite to discuss the field.
https://reddit.com/r/Filmmakers/
r/Fantasy
604k  subs
/r/Fantasy is the internet’s largest discussion forum for the greater Speculative Fiction genre. We welcome respectful dialogue related to speculative fiction in literature, games, film, and the wider world.
https://reddit.com/r/Fantasy/
r/WritersGroup
17k  subs
An online writer's group dedicated to the sharing and constructive peer-review of each other's written work.
https://reddit.com/r/WritersGroup/
r/doctorwho
364k  subs
Reddit's Doctor Who Fan Community - News, Discussion, Artwork and Fan Creations!
https://reddit.com/r/doctorwho/
r/cringepics
1m  subs
An offshoot of /r/cringe, for those images that depict an awkward or embarrassing situation.
https://reddit.com/r/cringepics/
r/NoSleepOOC
42k  subs
Welcome to NosleepOOC. This is an out of character subreddit created for the Nosleep community. Please feel free to discuss any matters related to the Nosleep community, horror, and writing in general.
https://reddit.com/r/NoSleepOOC/
r/AskHistorians
988k  subs
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
r/sciencefiction
104k  subs
This reddit is for fans and creators of Science Fiction and related media in any form. SF topics should involve plausible ideas reached through the rational application of science. General speculative fiction posts are fine as long as they involve Science Fiction.
https://reddit.com/r/sciencefiction/
Reddit's new look is shit. Revert back to classic.
https://reddit.com/r/shittyaskscience/