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Write & Light

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Go deeper in your writing with these ten luminous writing and reading assignments. You’ll write honest and compelling poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction or bring more resonance to your current writing project.

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Teacup steaming in morning light on a notebook with written pages and with a pink flower-pen on top.

I am digging deep into whole new veins of story. Pure gold.

Dawn Hurley-Chapman

Fiction Writer

I just want to say how beautiful your writing is throughout the Write & Light course. It’s like I can hear your voice urging me on.

Kerrie Penney

Memoir Writer

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.

Rowan McCandless

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Author of, PERSEPHONE’S CHILDREN

​Rachel Thompson is the truth.

Whitney French

Poet & Editor, Black Writers Matter

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

YA Novel Writer

Write & Light has well thought-out lessons, excellent reading material (loved the selections), great methodology. I love the insightful personal reflections and notes, the helpful and motivating exercises, and the self-care and accountability support. Honest and vulnerable and inspiring.

Shirley Harshenin

Creative Nonfiction Writer