Léna is also a Regional Manager for Writopia Lab whose mission is to foster joy, literacy, and critical thinking in kids and teens from all backgrounds through creative writing.

"Well, the question is, what do you want to believe? Do you want to live in a world where things are possible, or in one where they aren't?" Cin, Edges.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Not a FIGMENT of the Imagination . . .

Figment is launching, figment is launching! Can you tell that I'm excited? What is this Figment, you may well be asking. A figment of the imagination? No! (Yet it IS all about imagination . . .) It is a new social networking website for teen writers to read and share each others work! Their motto is: write yourself in . . . isn't that fantastic? (You can read the New York Times piece about it here.)

"Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories and authors. Whatever you're into, from sonnets to mysteries, from sci-fi stories to cell phone novels, you can find it all here."

Sounds like our mission at Writopia, but on-line!

I was invited be part of the test launch of Figment six months ago because of my affiliation with Girls Write Now. It took them six months of testing and perfecting the site, and now they are ready to rock and roll!

I have just spent some time familiarizing myself with the perfected site, and have replaced my old profile with a new one, participating in a forum with teens writing in from all over the world.

I love that new voices are going to be heard!

(And I also love that I can market something else other than my book right now! Big day in the city tomorrow - lunch with assistant editor on EDGES, Beth Potter, and then the Writopia fundraiser at Stand Up New York!)
Enhanced by Zemanta


  1. Carrie - you write YA - become part of Figment!

  2. Purchase a good breitling replica sale which happens to be particularly your individual types, having on items continuously loosened or possibly a bit of overly adamant in the workplace conditions tend to make everyone look wholly clumsy together with bizarre. Due to the fact that you're a complicated a woman, order all by yourself a good brand-new hermes replica handbags that is piece of equipment cleanable mainly because the spares your time together with point in time. State-of-the-art designs which unfortunately use red, ebony, out bright white, above and beyond grey happen to be the best option to choose. Any Kasper 3-piece Ebony breitling replica uk place is certainly especially beautiful. Take the place of an individual's sacks or simply sacks. Dated rims straight away go out with everyone. For the refreshed appearance, take the place of an individual's hublot replica uk. sacks would definitely be a shockingly painless option to appearance fashionable together with way knowledge. It is actually worth their expense to buy the best superior combine that you choose to really love, while you wear them for your skin and folks undertake realize replica hermes birkin bags quickly.

  3. I sure will love to be at a place where everything is possible. Like getting married, like living an abundant life. A lot of people can write but putting it in the right perspective will be the problem all the help you need is with the superiorpapers.com review to get the work done.

  4. The free site for the windows resolution is https://www.windowsresolution.com/ for the free to get the windows resolution for free to get the free online.


Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.