Course Calendar


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September 2023

The Whole Book

Sept 17-Oct 22, 2023
Outline your book-length memoir, novel, or poetry collection.

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October 2023

Write, Publish, Shine Intensive

October 9, 2023–February 11, 2024

Write, Revise, and Publish Your Luminous Writing

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November 2023

Revision Love

Nov 13–Dec 18, 2023
Self-edit your writing and make your words shine.

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January 2024

Lit Mag Love

Jan 9—Feb 13, 2024
Get a big “YES” for your writing from journals you love.

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Write & Light

Go deeper in your writing with these inspiring lessons.
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september 2023 / pay what you can

Learn to Visual Journal, Create a Tiny Book of Grief, Write About Oppression, Politic the Poem, and Run Your Own Workshop with five luminous instructors in our warm writing community. Join us live in September!

These live online Writerly Love Community Workshops are for emerging creative writers and writers early in their careers.

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Calling Luminous Writers

Courses for Emerging Creative Writers

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Write & Light

Write Luminously

Learn to write with more depth and resonance. (Self-paced)

Open for registration.

Revision Love Course

Revision Love

Self-edit & Shine

Become a skillful editor of your own writing. (5 weeks)

Next Live Session: April 2023

LitMagLove Course

Lit Mag Love

Publish Brilliantly

Get a big “YES” for your writing from lit mags. (5 weeks)

Next Live Session: May 2023

What luminous writers say about my online creative writing courses…

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

Rachel’s kind and wise instruction, her asynchronous learning format, and the beautiful group of writers she attracts will keep you going through the darkest nights of the soul.

Lacey Yong

Writerly Love Member

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

Access to free Articles + Guides

If you wonder if your voice has a place in the world, struggle to find the time to write, or wonder what you need to do in order to publish your writing in journals, these articles and guides are for you.

Topics Covered: Writing Motivation, Getting Published, Writing Craft, Writing Values

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