Thursday, September 12, 2013

Tech Thursday: FIGMENT, Online Younger Writer's Forum

"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." (from website home page,

Figment allows you to read other young writers' works OR submit your own writing (must have an account) to share with others. Assign your own metadata tags for easy finding. Note that you must sign in to comment (no anonymous comments allowed!).

Signing up is free, and you can connect your Figment account with your Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblrs account for streamlined sharing.

Get inspired with figment news.

 Enter contests and win prizes!

Read through the newest, the most-hearted, or recently updated items, or search for content using keyword tags.

The Daily Fig is a source for original, editorial content from Figment, interviews with authors, writing advice from professionals, videos, charts, quizzes, polls...

Book reviews/suggestion from the pros.

Create a Group or browse existing groups -- groups are your place to meet up with other Figs and talk about the things you love. Ninja's? Sketching? Tolkien? Chat with others who share your interests.

 Discuss writing and books with others at the Figment forumts.

Invite your friends to join the Figment community.

Questions? Visit their FAQ page and see if it's there:
Question not answered on FAQ page? You can contact people directly (how awesome is that?):

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