RumbleroarRedvines Takes Manhattan

Fellow Fig, RumbleroarRedvines, winner of the “Who Done It?” Alibi Contest, traveled to New York to meet with Jon Scieszka and attend the SohoTeen Launch party. Luckily, she wrote down every word of her adventure. Today, she stops by Figment to share her experiences in the big city, hanging out with some of YA superstars! Continue reading

Who Done It? Winners

Along with SohoTeen, 826NYC, and I Heart Daily, we here at Figment challenged you to join 83 of the world’s most popular YA authors and prove that you did NOT kill the evil-incarnate editor, Herman Mildew. Celebrity judges Adele Griffin, Jon Scieszka, and Melissa Walker read the 30 finalist stories, and we are pleased to announce the winners! Continue reading

Who Done It? Alibi Contest Finalists

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John Green didn’t do it. Lemony Snicket didn’t do it. And, apparently, you didn’t do it either!

We challenged you to join 83 of the world’s most popular YA authors and prove that you did NOT kill the evil-incarnate editor, Herman Mildew. You wrote, and voted, and now it’s time to announce the 30 finalists who will be sent to celebrity judges Adele Griffin, Jon Scieszka, and Melissa Walker. Continue reading

Vote in the Who Done It? Alibi Contest

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We challenged you to join the ranks of 83 of the world’s most famous YA authors, whose alibis have been collected in the new anthology WHO DONE IT?, and tell the world why you absolutely did NOT murder your editor. And write you did! The entry period has closed for this contest, but you have to chance to help choose the finalists who will be sent to Adele Griffin, Jon Scieszka, and Melissa Walker for judging! Continue reading

Who Done It?: Not John Green!

Did YOU kill the most heinous, hateful, gaseous editor the literary world has ever known?

83 of the world’s most famous YA authors—think Libba Bray, David Levithan, John Green, Lemony Snicket, and Lauren Myracle—have already written their alibis, which have been collected in the new anthology Who Done It?. They most certainly did not murder their editor, Herman Mildew.

Check out John Green’s alibi here! Continue reading

Who Done It?: Not Lemony Snicket!

Lemony Snicket

Did YOU kill the most heinous, hateful, gaseous editor the literary world has ever known?

83 of the world’s most famous YA authors—think Libba Bray, David Levithan, John Green, Lemony Snicket, and Lauren Myracle—have already written their alibis, which have been collected in the new anthology Who Done It?. They most certainly did not murder their editor, Herman Mildew.

Check out Lemony Snicket’s alibi here!
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Who Done It? Alibi Contest

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Did YOU do it?

Did YOU kill the most heinous, hateful, gaseous editor the literary world has ever known?

No? Prove it!

83 of the world’s most famous YA authors—think Libba Bray, David Levithan, John Green, Lemony Snicket, and Lauren Myracle—have already written their alibis, which have been collected in the new anthology “Who Done It”?. They most certainly did not murder their editor, Herman Mildew.

But now the fuzz suspects you. Write an alibi of 500 to 1,000 words and you could win your freedom—plus a thousand dollars! Not to mention a review of your work by a New York literary agent. And an invite to a swanky party or a phone call with author Jon Scieszka! Continue reading