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On Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. ET we had the pleasure of hosting a live chat with authors Elizabeth Norris (Unraveling and Unbreakable) and Brodi Ashton (Everneath and Everbound) — plus special guest Kristin Rens, editor at the HarperCollins imprint, Balzer + Bray. We chatted about what it takes to be a successful author besides writing a killer book. check out some of the highlights below or catch a full recap here. Continue reading
These days, writers aren’t just writers. They’re also social media mavens, seasoned public speakers, and one-person publicity machines. And they still have to find time to write!
What’s life really like for a successful, published author?
Join us on Figment on Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. ET to find out! And click for more details. Continue reading
More than a thousand entered, but only one could win!
The winner of our Requiem contest with HarperTeen and Teen.com is … Continue reading
Do you love free stuff? Do you also love books? Well, it’s your lucky day! In honor of Operation Teen Book Drop, Figment is giving out free books at its New York headquarters. Click to learn more! Continue reading
Finding a penny while walking down the street can be cool. Finding a dollar while walking down the street is pretty exciting. But finding a book walking down the street? Well, that’s the best thing we can imagine.
That’s why we’re excited to team up with readergirlz for the third year in a row to Rock the Drop. Spread a little literary love by sharing your favorite books with others in your city. It’s like being a guerrilla tooth fairy, but with books. Continue reading
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
Miss our chat with Maureen Johnson and Sarah Rees Brennan? Never fear! The transcript is here! Continue reading
This Thursday, 3/21, at 7:00 p.m. ET, we’re hosting “On The Road,” a live chat with Maureen Johnson (The Last Little Blue Envelope and The Name of The Star) and Sarah Rees Brennan (The Demon’s Lexicon and Team Human) from their tour bus with Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instrument series).
Want to start the fun early? We’ll be tweeting all kinds of road trip facts on the day of the chat. We’ll also be giving away books by our chat participants. Click for details! Continue reading
One of the best things about road trips is that they’re not real life. You get to listen to music without judgement. You don’t have to make your hair look good or ever change out of comfy clothes. Best? You can eat all the gas station garbage that you’d normally sneer at. If you’re road tripping, these seven foods are the must-haves.
After you check out our list, check out our chat with two authors we’d love to split a Slim Jim with: Maureen Johnson and Sarah Rees Brennan. We’re joining them for the On The Road live chat this Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. ET. Click for more info! Continue reading