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The Future of Collaborative Fiction

StoryMash, the future of collaborative fiction. A creative writing community for authors, amateur writers, readers and anyone interested in collaborative fiction and collaborative creative writing.


Authors and writers hone your creative writing skills. Collaborate on new fiction stories, or branch an existing fiction story in a different direction by writing the next chapter or even a chapter into its middle!

Authors, earn money for every chapter you write and self-publish on StoryMash. StoryMash rewards your creative writing talents by sharing at least 50% of the advertisement revenue.

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Readers participate in the collaborate writing community. Vote for your favorite chapters and influence which plots get written next. Provide your feedback, praise, and criticism to authors about their creative writing in discussions attached to every chapter.

Readers, find fiction stories that interest you. After you read a chapter, choose how you want the plot to continue by selecting a branch from among multiple "next" chapters.

While reading one of our great fiction stories, if the story doesn't continue the way you want or have a great idea on what should happen next and catch the collaborate writing bug, register to write a follow up chapter!

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Featured Chapter


The wind was howling outside Mariah’s house. During this time, she lit her fireplace. Even though her house was beautifully decorated for Christmas, Mariah’s frame of mind was anything but joyous.  

The sounds of a distant choir singing carols were not even enough to cheer her up. Inside another house, Mariah could see a father and daughter dancing inside of their living room. The father was dressed up as Saint Nicholas. His daughter was dressed up as a Christmas elf. Mariah’s heart fell into her stomach when she then saw him and his wife joyfully sitting together. 

Sadly, Mariah and her husband Nick had recently gotten a divorce. The judge granted them joint custody of their kids. The judge had also ordered that the kids spend the Christmas holiday with their dad. Mariah was feeling like an orphan.  

“Everybody’s laughing. The world is celebrating. And everyone’s so happy except for me tonight because I miss you most at Christmastime.” 

Even though Nick and Mariah were no longer husband and wife, Mariah still held on to all the Christmas cards that Nick had given her during their marriage. She also still held on to the plush snowman that Nick had once given her as a present. She could still recall the fun snowball fights her family used to have every year. 

 “And I can’t get you off my mind.” 

All of the decorations made Mariah think back to all the candy that Nick used to put in her stocking every year. The doll of the Nutcracker Prince reminded her of how Nick used to call her his Christmas Princess. The stuffed doll of Santa Claus made her think back to the Christmases during which Nick would dress as Santa and invite her to sit on ...