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Biography

Patricia Charpentier, author of the multi-award winning book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time, teaches, writes, edits, ghostwrites, and publishes personal and family history. She is a popular speaker who, since 1999, has helped hundreds of people write the most important stories of their lives. Patricia offers live workshops and ongoing courses, including programs that utilize videos, one-on-one coaching, group Q&A calls, and more to help people succeed in writing the story of a lifetime. Patricia has coauthored, edited, and published more than thirty-five family histories. She lives in Orlando with her golf-loving husband Bob and enjoys to dance for exercise, but she is grateful the motto of the studio is there are no mistakes, only solos. Visit Patricia at www.writingyourlife.org.

Praise for Patricia Charpentier.pdf
Praise for Patricia Charpentier.doc

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Eating an Elephant

Eating an Elephant encourages people to write their personal and family histories for the people they love and guides them through the sometimes daunting process of transferring life’s experiences onto paper.  (download this book description)

Covers of Eating an Elephant High Resolution

Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time – One Sheet
Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time – Excerpt Pages 5-10
Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time – Synopsis
Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time – Praise

Patricia’s Credentials/Media

Credentials as of September 2015
Florida Authors and Publishers Association 2015 Founders Award Recipient
Growing Bolder Article December 2013