Working with Rachel

Private Mentoring

We offer ongoing private monthly mentoring for a few clients a year on a monthly retainer. Available in four-six-nine month packages. Application, writing sample and in-person interview required. This is for you if you’re serious, committed, and ready to get ‘er done. Please inquire for more info.

One-to-one Coaching

BOOK BLASTOFF program:  This high-end, customized program is for successful people who’re ready to take their career and business to the next level. Rachel and her team cater to experts who have platforms in place, and signature systems established. Through a combination of manuscript and materials evaluation, and in-depth one-on-one coaching sessions, Rachel helps you make that book a reality. Whether you are in the early stages and need to jumpstart your book, or you already have a manuscript, Rachel can guide you how to shape your existent manuscript to make it marketable. Let Rachel open the gateway and get you on the path to publication. With Rachel’s background in fiction and memoir, she can draw out your unique story, ensure you connect emotionally with your readers and customers, and help you spin a narrative that’s irresistible.

  • A solid action plan for a book or book proposal
  • Personalized Creativity Contract to help you keep the momentum going
  • Writings review and evaluation
  • The opportunity to pitch your idea to a HOT New York-based Literary Agent
  • Two 1-Hour private coaching sessions with Rachel – in person or virtual, catered to your desires. These coaching sessions provide serious accountability and encouragement.
  • BONUS: 30-Minute Creative Blockbuster Call with a professional psychotherapist who specializes in the creative process
  • BONUS: Three 15-Minute “When You Need It” calls
  • Limited to 2 per month. Application process required.
Once the Book BlastOff is completed, if appropriate, you can continue with a two-, four- or six-month package to get you to the finish line. If needed, Rachel will match-make the perfect editor or ghostwriter from her team to make sure your book or book proposal gets done, and done right, while she continues to oversee the project to completion.
If interested, please send an e-mail to with BOOK ME in the headline. We will offer you a complimentary 15-minute Creativity Consultation to see if you, Rachel and your book are a fit.
Application required, along with writing sample and phone interview.
Please inquire for more details.



February 17, 2013

Brentwood, California

Erotica For Entrepreneurs:  A Day of Decadence

In the time of 50 Shades of Grey and HBO’s Girls, isn’t it time we all put pen to paper and seared our sexual fantasies onto the page? Join us for a liberating, fun day of short erotica writing. Women Only the first time.

To get a taste of what we offered, please visit the first event’s landing page. Just click on the link below. Are you interested? Let us know. We’d love to hear from you.

And here is co-host — three-time novelist, creative badass blogger and mom to five boys — Justine Musk’s blog post:  “5 reasons why you should totally sign up last minute for this women-only erotica workshop with Rachel Resnick and me”:

NOTE:  This event was so popular, we are preparing a Part II. We will also offer the Part I experience for Men Only and Women And Men in the coming months. Stay tuned.

April 2013

Desert Hot Springs, California

Join us for our next Writers On Fire At The Oasis retreat, featuring our signature Whole Writing program. Enjoy the restorative effects of hot springs and massage, paired with intensive writing sessions and gourmet food.

May 2013

Travel adventure and writing trip! Stay tuned…

October 2013

St. Tropez, France

Stay tuned for an exclusive and intimate-sized Literary Mastermind in October, 2013 in St. Tropez, France. We will stay at a luxe Villa in nearby Ramatuelle. 7-might, 6-day stay includes 5 full days of masterminding and one free day. Plus wine tasting, local excursions to the famous beaches, St. Tropez market and Ramatuelle’s food market. Lodging, food , and transportation to and from nearby train stations is included.


January , 2013 – February 2013

Join us for our next cycle of our popular 4-or 6-week Virtual Writing Bootcamp.

Please inquire for more details.

Next live workshop coming soon too. And lots more in the year 2013!

Office Hours

Office Hours:
M/T/W/TH/F (9-5pm PST)

Please write to inquire about setting up an initial Creativity Consultation. If you contact us after business hours, someone will get back to you the next business day. Thank you!

Retreat/Workshop Terms & Conditions & Refund Policy

PLEASE NOTE:  The various locations we use for retreats and workshops are privately owned. If they are not currently handicap accessible, we will let you know. Further, Writers On Fire is not responsible for providing medical care during retreats or workshops. If you have any health concerns that may be affected by the various retreats or workshops, or travel involved, please feel free to e-mail us directly.

REFUNDS:  Our Writers On Fire policy is that once payment is accepted, there are no refunds. We understand there are extenuating circumstances that may prevent you from adhering to your original agreement. As such, in special circumstances as approved by Writers On Fire in writing, you can roll your payment over to secure a spot in another retreat or workshop. These requests must be made within 30 days. Extra mentoring session or Book BlastOff days are of course available with other features in package or a la carte form.