What’s the difference between categories and tags?

There are 22 categories to choose from on The Open Mic.

They are used to keep everything organized.

We tried to think of every possible type of story you can write on The Open Mic and narrowed it down to 22 categories.

Please, select the most relevant category for your new story.

You can post to different categories, but you cannot select multiple categories at once.

Tags are used to help other people and Google find your story.

Think of them as keywords that describe what your story is about.