A Techno Love Story

Relationships aren’t always easy. But there’s a universal language that can help–no, not the language of love. We’re talking about the language of Apple products. (“An iPhone 4S for me? You shouldn’t have.”) You know who speaks the dialect fluently? … Continue reading

This is a final boarding call…

Today is the last day to enter The Travel Contest! After that, it’s “Aloha!” (Like Aloha = Goodbye, not like Aloha = Hello.) The potential spoils for this one are fabulous- a keepsake steamer trunk, Moleskin City Notebook for a city of your choice, a scratch … Continue reading

Monkey Business with Roland Kelts

Roland Kelts is a half-Japanese American writer, editor and lecturer who divides his time between New York and Tokyo. He is the author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture has Invaded the US and the forthcoming novel, Access. He has presented … Continue reading

One Sleepless Weekend = One Movie

You’ve probably thought about writing a screenplay. (Or maybe you’ve already done it!)  Most writers have at least one great movie idea rattling around in their heads, just waiting. Waiting for you to have more time, waiting for you to … Continue reading

Poetry Challenge Week: Day Five

It’s Poetry Challenge Week on Figment, and each day we’re featuring a different writing prompt from one of The Lemons. Today’s prompt is brought to you by Ada Limón, author of Sharks in the Rivers. Day Five: Your Animal Sharks are a pretty … Continue reading

Poetry Challenge Week: Day Four

It’s Poetry Challenge Week on Figment, and each day we’re featuring a different writing prompt from one of The Lemons. Today’s prompt is brought to you by Alex Lemon, author of Fancy Beasts. Day Four: Ask your best friend to give you … Continue reading

Poetry Challenge Week: Day Two

It’s Poetry Challenge Week on Figment, and each day we’re featuring a different writing prompt from one of The Lemons.  Today’s Poetry Prompt is brought to you by  Alex Lemon, author of Fancy Beasts. Day Two: Ekphrastic Poem Find an image … Continue reading