Writing & Rachel Pilcher Writing Workshops

Published Works:

Poetry- "Out of the Fog," and "Summer Sky." Panther City Review 2018, Sleeping Panther Press.

Short Story- "They Spit Out Their Blood, Don't They?"- Panther City Review 2017, Sleeping Panther Press.
"Coach Kryss's Crap," Panther City Review Issue #4, Sleeping Panther Press, 2019.

Poetry- "A Note to the Green-Eyed Monster," "The Butterfly," "The Seductress", "The Longest Day," "Spiraling"- Panther City Review 2016, Sleeping Panther Press.

Short Screenplay- "Turn Your Radio On"- Panther City Review 2016, Sleeping Panther Press.

Non-Fiction Book- "Classroom Management for the Real World"- 2016, Sleeping Panther Press.

Guest Blog Post- "Xs & Os: Single, 40, Never Married"- Fort Worth Weekly, October 25, 2015.

Film Review- "Opening Night at the Lone Star International Film Festival"- Lone Star International Film Festival December Newsletter, 2007.

Essay- "How Growing Up in Texas Influenced the Writings of Katherine Anne Porter," - Aries: Texas Wesleyan University Literary Journal, 1997.

Works in Progress/Completed and being Submitted:
Other Duties as Assigned- (In Progress) Short Story Collection detailing the ins and outs of working in a public high school.
The Bookmobile- (Completed) Feature Length Screenplay about a school librarian who loses her job and is relegated to taking on the only available library position available in her area: that of the bookmobile driver. Novelization of story in progress.
The Big Blue Spruce- (Completed) Feature Length Screenplay about a group of militant vegetarians who take over a diner to force conversion.

Rachel Pilcher, In Person...
2014 to Present

Sessions Taught through Fort Worth Writer's Boot Camp and Rachel Pilcher Writing Workshops:
Creating Your Online Presence
Formatting Your Manuscript for Publication
Research Paper Boot Camp
Social Media for Creatives
So You Want to Publish a Book?
Youth Summer Series: Write Fearlessly, Jr; Creating the Short Story; Conquering the Five Paragraph Essay
Write Fearlessly!
Writing Your Artist Biography
As well as...
Leading Critique Groups, Holding Writing Sprints and Write-Ins, Private Writing Coaching and Writing Tutoring

Coming soon: Book Coaching! Rachel is currently working on book coaching certification through Author Accelerator.

Sessions Presented for Other Organizations:
Writing Fearlessly, Mary Lou Reddick Public Library, Lake Worth, Texas- July 2017
First Draft to Last Pass, Roanoke Writers’ Conference, Roanoke Public Library- October 2017
Daily Rituals for Writers, Writers in the Field, Mansfield, Texas- October 2019
An Insider's Guide to Publishing, Writers in the Field, Mansfield, Texas- October 2019
Write Fearlessly, Writing Workshops Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas- February 2020
Overcoming Overwhelm, The Writers Guild of Texas, via Zoom- September 2021
Diversity in Book Publishing Panel, The Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas- October 2021
Diversity in Book Publishing Panel, Dallas Literary Festival, Dallas, Texas- March 2022
Ask Me Anything About Publishing!, Writers in the Field, Mansfield, Texas- October 2022
So You Want to Publish a Book?, Tarrant County College South Campus Hap Lyda Forum Magnum, Fort Worth, TX- November 2022