Writer for Hire

Writer for Hire

Patrice may be an adventurer at heart, but she will always be a writer by trade.

Having worked professionally as a writer since 2002, she has a versatile portfolio, with accomplishments in health care communications, magazine feature writing and professional blogging. Besides having an undergraduate degree in English and Spanish, Patrice has her certificate in editing and writing through American Medical Writers Association.

Patrice has completed her first book about the couple’s 2014-15 thru hike on New Zealand’s Te Araroa. She is in the process of securing a publisher, so stay tuned.

Below are links to some of the articles and blog entries that Patrice has written for various companies.  For a full resume, please refer to Patrice’s LinkedIn profile. If you wish to contact Patrice regarding writing projects, please e-mail her directly at patricelavigne@hotmail.com.

Read an August 2016 feature about Patrice on Just a Colorado Gal.

Backpacker Magazine

Best Trekking Poles - Spring Gear Guide 2018

Backpacker Magazine

Weekends: Calaveras Canyon in Santa Fe National Forest, New Mexico


Ten Scientific Reasons for Getting Outside

Backpacker Magazine

Weekends: Chico Trail in Wallowa Whitman National Forest Oregon

Backpaker Magazine

Ten Things To Know About Hiking Te Araroa


Hike New Zealand's 2,000-Mile Te Araroa


Van Life Series

Live Lead Play

Doctor's Orders: Travel More