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Through her coaching service — Just Write, Inc. — Patrice guides would-be writers and veterans through the process of creating fiction or non-fiction. Patrice is a published memoirist and journalist who has written personal essays for publications such as the New York Times and Essence magazine. She has also studied fiction, attending one year of the University of Michigan Creative Writing Workshop for MFA . She also studied fiction for a year in the MFA program at Warren Wilson College.


 Patrice believes everyone has stories—and some people are more determined than others to get their stories written. As a writing coach, she delights in guiding brave souls through the creation process to reach publication.


Regardless of where you are in your development as a writer, Patrice can help you reach your goal. Choose “the book” of services that fits your needs. Sessions are by phone--or in person when possible. Choose a one-on-one weekend session at Patrice’s house to get you jump started or a month of phone consultations.


Ask about payment plans. Each package includes some critiquing and assigned exercises, as needed.

BOOK 1: In the beginning


Four private one-hour sessions to get you started. Guidance on completing an outline for your project and writing a beginning.


These sessions are held once a week for a month.


Leave with a plan to complete your project.




BOOK 2: No More Drama, Except on the Page


For the writer who has started and hasn’t been able to complete a project

Critique of first 25 pages


Four private one-hour sessions to jumpstart project and get headed in the right direction




BOOK 3: Let’s Get to the End


For the writer who wants guidance to the very end.


Purchase 10 Hours in advance.


Regular price $100/Hour. Your Price: $80/ Hour = $800


A $200 savings


BOOK 4: A Classic


This is an intense weekend of one-on-one guidance. That’s all-day Friday and Saturday. If you come from out of town, you get a pick up from the airport to a hotel and back and forth to my house, where your weekend writing retreat will be held. We’ll work on your writing from 9 am to 4 pm both days with an hour lunch break. Lunch and snacks are provided.



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