r/shortstories

19,760 subscribers
created in 2008


Original short stories or links to other works.

https://reddit.com/r/shortstories
r/writing
426k subscribers

Reddit's home for writers. We talk about important matters for writers, news affecting writers, and the finer aspects of writing.

https://reddit.com/r/writing
shortstories 13.47%
0.61% writing
r/Poetry
167k subscribers

Big Tent sub for all poetry related discussion

https://reddit.com/r/Poetry
shortstories 4.03%
0.78% Poetry
r/shortscarystories
202k subscribers

A writing subreddit for original horror stories in 500 words or less.

https://reddit.com/r/shortscarystories
shortstories 3.69%
0.74% shortscarystories
r/OCPoetry
23k subscribers

A home for all your Original Poetry!

https://reddit.com/r/OCPoetry
shortstories 2.9%
0.95% OCPoetry
r/KeepWriting
19k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.95%
2.42% KeepWriting
r/selfpublish
18k subscribers

A place to discuss just about everything in the world of indie books.

https://reddit.com/r/selfpublish
shortstories 1.64%
1.32% selfpublish
r/fantasywriters
46k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.97%
0.66% fantasywriters
r/DestructiveReaders
15k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.3%
1.67% DestructiveReaders
r/writers
16k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.25%
1.22% writers
r/WritingPrompts
12m subscribers

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
shortstories 13.95%
0.27% WritingPrompts
r/Screenwriting
166k subscribers

Beginners to Professionals, we come together to teach, learn, and share everything about Screenwriting!

Join a community of over 100,000 Screenwriters!

https://reddit.com/r/Screenwriting
shortstories 2.01%
0.36% Screenwriting
r/WritersGroup
12k subscribers
shortstories 1.04%
1.52% WritersGroup
r/literature
222k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.58%
0.38% literature
r/write
11k subscribers

The written word: fiction, nonfiction, popular authors, critiques, editing, feedback, publishing, marketing - if it's related to writing, it's in here.

https://reddit.com/r/write
shortstories 0.94%
2.69% write
r/creepypasta
125k subscribers

/r/Creepypasta: Because you weren't planning on sleeping anytime soon.

https://reddit.com/r/creepypasta
shortstories 1.24%
0.39% creepypasta
r/scifiwriting
12k subscribers
shortstories 0.88%
1.32% scifiwriting
r/shutupandwrite
0 subscribers
shortstories 0.74%
1.79% shutupandwrite
r/sciencefiction
66k subscribers

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
shortstories 1.07%
0.36% sciencefiction
r/NoSleepOOC
21k subscribers

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
shortstories 0.88%
0.51% NoSleepOOC
r/worldbuilding
262k subscribers

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
shortstories 2.36%
0.21% worldbuilding