Michelle Richmond Michelle Richmond is the New York Times bestselling author of four novels and two award-winning story collections, including Golden State, The Year of Fog, and Hum. She is the founder and publisher of Fiction Attic Press.
  • First Draft Vs. Final Draft: Notes on the Art of Revision (Writing & Publishing Podcast) The latest episode of the Writing and Publishing podcast examines the difference between an inspired first draft and a compelling final draft.
  • How to Find a Literary Agent Lately, I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts while spring cleaning. I enjoy the format so much (particularly a podcast called The Heart of Organizing) that I decided to start my own podcast. It’s now live, and the first episode is How to Find a Literary Agent. In this 8-minute podcast, I talk about […]
  • CLMP Firecracker Awards The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses has announced the shortlist for the 2014 Firecracker Awards, which celebrates small press and independently published books. Here are the finalists in fiction and creative nonfiction: CREATIVE NONFICTION The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison (Graywolf Press) Loitering by Charles D’Ambrosio (Tin House Books) The Other Side by Lacy […]
  • Writing Spaces: Hemingway’s Studio The latest issue of Domino Magazine features Hemingway’s Key West writing studio, where he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls and Have and Have Not. See the photos and read the story in the Spring 2015 issue of Domino Magazine.
  • Lester the Minimalist 3D-Printed Book Holder – Old School Meets New School One of my favorite sources for design inspiration is Design Taxi. Today, Design Taxi shared images of Lester, a “3D printed book holder” by designers Ludwig Mattsson and Simon Eriksson (leave it to the Scandinavians to be the arbiters of cool). I was confused by the description at first. Does 3D printed book holder mean […]
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