Write what you’re meant to write.

Publish your most radiant words.
Connect with your readers.

Online creative writing courses for luminous writers.

Rachel Thompson

Feeling uninspired? This $1 writing course will get your pen flowing.

Get the guided LUMINOUS WRITING SESSIONS for just $1.

You long to be a writer, but have trouble finding the time to write.

psst…Is this you?

You crave connection. You have stories to tell, but struggle to unlock them. You yearn to express what it means to live in these turbulent times. You want your writing to deeply resonate with your readers.

write, publish, connect

Rachel Thompson Writing Courses will teach you to write, revise, publish, and share your most luminous words with readers who need to read you. Courses come with a warm community of writers who share your passion for words. Want to get a taste of my courses? Try one out for just $1.

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Write & Light

 Write what you’re meant to write.

New! This self-paced course has ten inspiring lessons and writing exercises that explore vital forms and themes in prose and poetry. Discover the power of your unique story and find loads of inspiration to write it. There will be an optional LIVE workshop to get feedback on your writing. For all levels.

Course Begins: August 5

Revision Love Course

Revision Love

Self-edit to make your words radiant.

This five-week guided course will challenge you to become a skillful editor of your own writing, with lots of help and feedback for each assignment from an author and a literary magazine editor (that’s me). Gain confidence as you bring your revision skills and writing career to the next level.

Next Session: October 2020

LitMagLove Course

Lit Mag Love

Publish and connect with your readers.

This five-week guided course  will teach you to publish your work and get a big “YES” for your writing from literary journals you love.  ​Learn how to submit writing more effectively and to kick-start your writing career​​, while you find and connect with your readers.

Next Session: November 2020


Author and Literary Magazine Editor

I feel your ache to share your truest, bravest, most heartfelt writing. And I love that, because:

I am here to help you write and publish your most luminous words.

Find out if we are a good match to work together…

​Rachel Thompson is the truth.

Whitney French

Revision Love Alumna, Editor of Black Writing Matters

Rachel deeply cares about helping emerging and established writers. She believes in building and cultivating writing communities—spaces for writers to meet, share work, get feedback, and grow.

Marlena Chertock

Lit Mag Love Alumna, Author of Crumb Sized

Being part of Lit Mag Love and working with Rachel Thompson transformed my writing by opening avenues to publications, developing community, and furthering my commitment to craft.

Rachel is a fantastic mentor and I highly recommend this course.

Rowan McCandless

Lit Mag Love Alumna, National Magazine Award One of a Kind Storytelling Gold Winner

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