Five-Day Challenge Registration

Free Five-Day Writing Challenge

Travels Near and Far
September 12-16, 2022

In just five days you’ll…


…Explore a method you can use time and again to write your life stories.

…Discover new ways to brainstorm and write your stories in manageable steps.

…Learn essential writing skills for impactful storytelling.

…Draft the beginnings of several new stories.

…Make new friends and enjoy the camaraderie and support of other writers.

…Find inspiration and accountability to write each day.


Patricia Charpentier

Patricia Charpentier

Owner/founder of Writing Your Life, creator of the Life Writers membership, and multi-award-winning author of Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time.

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What You Can Expect

  • A daily video, mini-lesson, and worksheet for each topic addressed.
  • A daily live, thirty-minute check-in call with Patricia during the challenge to answer any questions and share your wins.
  • A live kickoff and orientation meeting via Zoom on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. ET.
  • Support and encouragement from an engaged group of fellow writers.
  • The opportunity to share your writing each day with your peers.

Patricia is wonderful! She makes us dig deep for memories long forgotten. Her workshops are wonderful experiences and so much cheaper than therapy!”       —Lois

Connecting with people from other parts of the country and walks of life, not to mention sharing our writing experiences, really brightens my days. So much camaraderie and encouragement!”     —Linda

Thank you for your inspirational teaching. Your exercises, prompts, and insights were so helpful. I have incorporated your ideas and am INSPIRED!!!”                —Cheryl

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be an experienced writer? I’ve never written anything before.

No, absolutely not! The Free Five-Day Writing Challenge is ideal for writers of every experience level—or none at all. Our motto is The only way to do it wrong is to not do it at all. So, join us and just start writing!

Does the challenge include any writing coaching?

Every participant has the opportunity to qualify as a Rock Star Writer and win a ticket to a live, group coaching experience with Patricia after the challenge. Rock Star Writers may submit 750-1,000 words maximum for a chance to receive a live review of your story. Three submissions will be chosen at random for review during the coaching call.

How do you win this fantastic bonus? Post something you’ve written every day on the daily challenge page and engage with your fellow members. Submit your fifth story entry no later than 11:59 p.m. ET the day after the challenge ends on Saturday. We’ll notify all qualified participants within seventy-two (72) hours and provide an access ticket to the group coaching experience.

Are there any live events or is everything pre-recorded?

In addition to the daily pre-recorded writing lessons by Patricia, the challenge provides lots of live engagement throughout the week.

  • Challenge kickoff party and orientation session via Zoom on Sunday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. ET
  • Daily thirty-minute check-in calls at 2:00 p.m. ET with Patricia via Zoom
  • A free live, online workshop on Wednesday following the challenge

How much time should I set aside for the challenge each day?

You may write as much or as little as you wish. You can do all or some of the daily lessons, or none at all. This is your challenge.

That being said, we encourage you to set aside a minimum of thirty minutes per day to watch the video lesson and complete the writing assignment. Then, if you wish to share your work on the daily challenge page or respond to others’ posts, go for it! In fact, some of the best benefits you’ll gain from the challenge is connecting with your fellow writers on the daily challenge pages.

How much does it cost?

Not one penny!

How long will the challenge content be available to me?

You’ll have access to all content for thirty (30) days after the challenge ends.

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