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Whether you need an in-depth critique of your manuscript, a writing class, or self-guided workbooks to help you write your novel, The Book Doctor can help.

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Writing Classes

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Learn narrative craft and get inspired in my classes in fiction, memoir, and publishing. Choose online or in-person classes.

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The Paperclip Method

A series of innovative workbooks to help you write your novel from start to finish. At a small fraction of the price of a workshop, the workbooks are your ticket to months of productive, self-guided writing practice. Affordable. Helpful. Self-paced.
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Get individualized help and in-depth critique on your manuscript.
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Writing Classes

Share your work, learn narrative craft, and get inspired in my online and in-person writing and publishing classes.

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Do you prefer to work on your own?

Then The Paperclip Method is for you. The Paperclip Method is a complete series of workbooks to help you write your novel from start to finish. Follow the link to learn more, and download all four workbooks instantly.

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One-on-one consultation

Have you written a novel? A through critique will help you revise your novel for publication.

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About The Book Doctor

Michelle Richmond is the author of four novels–Golden State, The Year of Fog, No One You Know, and Dream of the Blue Room–and two award-winning story collections: The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress and Hum. She has taught in the MFA programs in creative writing at California College of the Arts, University of San Francisco, St. Mary’s College of Moraga, and Bowling Green State University. She recently held the Catherine Julie Cunningham Chair at Notre Dame de Namur University. Michelle holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Miami, where she was a James Michener Fellow. She is the founder of Fiction Attic Press. Go here to learn more about how Michelle’s unique perspective on writing and publishing can help you reach your writing goals.

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