Figment’s Fall Roundup

Catching Fire

There are a lot of new releases coming in the next couple of months, from the literary world and beyond. What are we looking forward to most? We’re glad you asked! Check out a list of the books, movies, and TV shows we’re most excited for this fall. Take a look at our picks, then let us know what you’re psyched about in the comments! Continue reading

Fantasy Wardrobe: Siege and Storm

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“Siege and Storm,” the second book in Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy (which began with “Shadow and Bone”), continues the story of Alina Starkov. As she goes from army grunt to the Darkling’s most treasured fighter, Alina is showered with luxuries … while the fate of Ravka hangs in the balance.

Intrigue, magic, epic-ness? Check. Droolworthy descriptions of gorgeous, Russian-inspired apparel? Double-check. Continue reading

The Georgetown Academy Contest

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In a town where one misstep can turn into a national scandal, the students at D.C.’s elite Georgetown Academy know there’s only one rule: whatever you do, don’t get caught.

This month we’re offering you a chance to read the first book in the series for free AND get a story published in Georgetown Academy: Book Four! Continue reading

The Why I Write Anthology Has Been Published!

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It’s finally here! The Why I Write anthology has been published!

In October 2011, we teamed up with The New York Times Learning Network, the National Writing Project, and Edutopia to bring you a festival of words and ideas and to ask the question Why Do You Write? You wrote some incredible essays, poems, and stories, and we chose our favorites to include in the ​Why I Write​ anthology. Continue reading

Letter from a Fangirl + Writing Challenge!

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

“I want you to think of this as my fan letter to you, to all of you who struggle through endless days, wondering if this sad place you inhabit is what life is like . . . and if this is what your life will always be like.”

Emily Murdoch, author of the new novel “If You Find Me,” has some words of inspiration for you—plus a writing challenge. Continue reading