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Golden State Launch Party


Join author Michelle Richmond for the launch of her new novel Golden State. "Perfect for fans of Jodi Picoult, Jacquelyn Mitchard, and Anna Quindlen, Golden State is a powerful, mesmerizing new novel that explores the intricacies of marriage, family, and the profound moments that shape our lives."

Michelle's Latest Blogs

Oct.30.2011 - 12:52 pm
Make the most of National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo)! Story Starters, A Workbook for Writers will banish writer’s block, spark your imagination, and provide endless...
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Nov.11.2010 - 3:59 pm
Visit the Year of Fog website. Emma Balfour walked into my life in the summer of 2003. Our paths collided on Ocean Beach, the 3-mile stretch of gray sand and graffiti-spattered...
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Aug.23.2010 - 9:04 am
Some time ago, I began building an interactive map of THE YEAR OF FOG, so that readers can follow Abby through the streets of San Francisco as she searches for Emma. The map...
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Jul.12.2010 - 4:14 pm
 It's called "Petit Bois," which means "little woods," and it's located off the coast of Southeastern Mississippi. As a child in Alabama, I knew it as "...
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Comments from Michelle

Aug.06.2008 - 10:53 am
In response to: Craig's Nine Rules of Writing
Hi there, Craig. Nice to see you in here. Good post. How the hell are you?
Jul.31.2008 - 10:39 am
In response to: Dried Fruit - A Writing Exercise
Hi Erika. Great exercise. I'm not usually that into raisins, but now I want one.
Jul.30.2008 - 4:38 pm
In response to: Backstage with Ben Fong-Torres, Part 1
Hi Marcy. That's Ben's voice you hear in the first minute of the audio. He's also the one asking the questions and...
Jul.30.2008 - 7:22 am
In response to: How to Read
What a great post, Ben! Thanks for including my reading. Of course, what you so modestly did not mention is that a big...
Jul.27.2008 - 1:44 pm
In response to: The Thought Crossed My Mind That I Might Have Slept With Him
Hi Wendy. I didn't know it was a train depot...now I think The Depot is even cooler. (I already thought it was really...


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Published Reviews

Published by Closer Magazine
Heartbreaking and riveting, this novel is beautifully written.