U.S. Poet Laureate- Me?

In case you hadn’t noticed, April is National Poetry Month and I usually write at least one poem during this month and I haven’t-yet. Two Aprils ago a good friend and I saw that year’s U. S. Poet Laureate, not once but […]

Create Your Writing Space

Valerie J Runyan is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Create Your Writing Space Time: Apr 16, 2020 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 737 226 3411

Houdini Was Right- My first “First Friday”

Finally after literally years of hearing about “First Friday” here in Las Vegas I experienced it last night with my BFF, well it was this was a three pronged happening- first he was working, second I really wanted to experienced it after […]

What Do You Do?

What do you do, when you don’t know what to do with regard to your Creativity Business?  Today I was resisting going into a spiral of self-doubt, uncertainty and anger because I didn’t have any instant answers.  I was asked innocent enough […]


This past weekend I spent hours first researching then finally choosing which eBook Website to publish my very first ebook with I chose Smashwords. I knew from the description off the webpage there were “Tutorial” videos involved there were actually several and […]


This morning my Podcast went LIVE!!! on under “Notes to Self” the episode is titled “Words” I actually heard my own voice on the internet I am so fucking excited and just psyched! This is all a part of what I […]


Two days ago I had a free fifteen minute one on one call from a real live Life Coach named Koren Motekites, now I have listened to her podcast “How She Really Does It” for the better part of this year and […]


My journey to become a published creative is not linear it is not smooth or far fetched. I just had the thought of what the are the different definitions for me of the word “Published”. Sure the standard dictionary definition induces the […]


Writing is my refuge it is my air my reason for living my one true gift my calling. When you realize you are a writer you realize that you are special and special means different so you are looked upon by- let’s […]