Rachel Thompson is the author of the award-winning, bestselling Broken Places (one of IndieReader’s “Best of 2015” top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Book Festivals), and the multi-award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.
She released the BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge in December 2016 to rave reviews, with an updated ebook and print version in December 2017 and most recently in 2020. She also released an SEO mini-book just for writers in February 2018 which immediately shot to #1 on 5 lists! You can purchase that on Amazon for only 99c.
She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, IndieReader.com, FeminineCollective.com, Medium, and Mogul.
Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the Twitter hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs, the weekly live Twitter chat, #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with C Streetlights and Judith Staff (every Tuesday, 6 pm pst/9 pm est), and #BookMarketingChat (every Wednesday 6 pm pst/9 pm est), helping authors learn all kinds of great tips to market their books!
She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.
Awards and Recognition
- 2017 Readers’ Favorite Silver Award Winner (Non-Fiction) for The BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge
- 2017 Journey Book Awards for Narrative Non- Fiction, First in Category Winners, Chanticleer Book Review for Broken Places