In order to start making stories with Story Thyme, you will need to create an account. This can be done by clicking on the "Register" link above. You do not need an account to read any stories that have been published by users.
Once You've made an account, you'll have access to the Resource Library. The Resource Library contains user donated assets for your stories (sprites, backgrounds, dialogue boxes, music etc.). You'll also have your own Dashboard. From there, you can view all of your private assets, any assets that you've saved from the Resource Library, and your stories.