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Patrice W
Writer #32991
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Joined 7/19/2019
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Patrice is an author, Sensitivity Reader, founder of courses that teach Sensitivity Reading, founder of a non-profit charity, founder of several film festivals with diverse entries from filmmakers and writers. She also has a background in public relations, marketing, and journalism with an emphasis on research.

She penned her first book in third grade; The Day Snoopy Got Married. While it didn't make the New York Times Bestseller List, it was an instant classic with the Nunaka Valley Elementary School staff. From that moment forward, Patrice knew she was a writer. Patrice uses her investigative journalism background to excavate untold/unknown stories from times-past to populate her historical fiction novels based on true stories. She also writes non-fiction with the intention of sharing knowledge.
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Specialties

Sensitivity reading, fiction, nonfiction, event scripts, screenplays, stage plays, production scripts, nonprofit, press releases, etc.

Interests

Dogs, the beach, foster care, media, social media, blogging, teaching.

Education

CSULA

National Speech & Debate Team Winner multiple years, journalism, co-anchor on campus news program, Homecoming Court.

Non Profit

100 Projects Completed

Founded nonprofit charity in 1992. Help minority college grads find first job in TV newsroom. Have placed over 100 individuals. Although the placed trainees do not pay me or the charity, we receive donations from various other outlets including from well-known supports George Lucas, Tom Selleck, Dan Rather and more.

Education

35 Projects Completed

Paid Sensitivity Reader for major publishers, NY Times bestselling authors, indie authors and gaming content creators.

Specific client names are confidential.

Entertainment

20 Projects Completed

I am a published author of written fiction, nonfiction how-to books and memoirs. I also have one produced stage play and several optioned screenplays.

I have created/produced/written book trailers and short films.

I have created two film festivals which started from just an idea to 3-day live events that included screenings, workshops, parties, awards and more.

I also have extensive experience working with celebrities.

eBook

11 Projects Completed

Author of fiction, nonfiction, historical fiction, how-to, memoir books. Books can be found across all platforms.

Background as screenwriter and transitioned to books in 2011. Books include thrillers, historical fiction, Hacking Kickstarter, My Life During the OJ Simpson Trial, and more.

Article

8 Projects Completed

Expert Sensitivity Reader who has written many guest post articles and appeared on podcasts as a guest.

Interviewed by HBO's Vice, Money Magazine and others.

Blog Post

0 Projects Completed

I've written quite a few posts, but most recently have been related to Sensitivity Reading as a business; who would make a good Sensitivity Reader, what it is, how you get started, who qualifies, and more.

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