#WhyIWrite

What is it that compels us writers to pick up those journals, scribble on restaurant napkins, stay up at until hours typing, and dream up poetry in our heads? When you sit down and try to answer the question, “Why do … Continue reading

Jacob Lewis: Why I Write

In celebration of the National Day on Writing (October 20), we’re asking you why you write. So it only seemed fair that we, the Figment team, told you a little bit about why we write. Today we hear from Figment CEO and … Continue reading

Figment on the Radio

Happy National Day on Writing to us! After weeks of anticipation, the big day is here,  so be sure to tweet out your answers to #whyiwrite, cut yourself a big, honking slice of this computer-shaped cake (yep, that’s a cake), … Continue reading

Nina Rastogi: Why I Write

In celebration of the National Day on Writing (October 20), we’re asking you why you write. So it only seemed fair that we, the Figment team, told you a little bit about why we write. Today we hear from Figment staffer (and … Continue reading

Fiona Ryan: Why I Write

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve gone gaga for the National Day on Writing, which we’re celebrating with our buds the National Writing Project, the New York Times Learning Network, and Edutopia. In addition to asking writers why they write, … Continue reading

Nick McLellan: Why I Write

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve gone gaga for the National Day on Writing, which we’re celebrating with our buds the National Writing Project, the New York Times Learning Network, and Edutopia. In addition to asking writers why they write, … Continue reading

Anna Quindlen: Why I Write

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve gone gaga for the National Day on Writing, which we’re celebrating with our buds the National Writing Project, the New York Times Learning Network, and Edutopia. In addition to asking writers why they write, … Continue reading

Katie Robbins: Why I Write

In celebration of the National Day on Writing (October 20), we’re asking you why you write. So it only seemed fair that we, the Figment team, told you a little bit about why we write. Today we hear from Figment’s Director … Continue reading

Deepshikha Sharma: Why I Write

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve gone gaga for the National Day on Writing, which we’re celebrating with our buds the National Writing Project, the New York Times Learning Network, and Edutopia. In addition to asking writers why they write, … Continue reading