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Valerie J Lewis Coleman - Pen of the Writer, LLC. Englewood, OH, US

Valerie J Lewis Coleman

CEO | Pen of the Writer, LLC


Valerie J Lewis Coleman-restoring stepfamilies, empowering women, equipping writers to be greater



The best-selling author of Blended Families An Anthology, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman has helped thousands of families navigate the challenges of child support, visitation, discipline and more. With over twenty years of experience in family and relationships, she has given advice on varying issues including baby-momma drama, defiant children and disapproving in-laws. On her journey to assist others with building strong families, she shares her testimony and provides practical tools to help you stop the stepfamily madness in your home!

Valerie has helped women find relational fulfillment by identifying the four types of male hunters, avoiding seventy percent of men who only want the goody box and winning the heart of Mr. Right-For-You. She explains how she overcame struggles and offers proven techniques to help you get off the crazy cycle of relational demise in her bestselling novel The Forbidden Secrets of the Goody Box!

As a bestselling author and award-winning publisher, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman has helped thousands of aspiring authors navigate the challenges of self-publishing. With over ten years of experience in the book business, this expert divulges industry secrets on avoiding the top five mistakes made by new authors, pricing your book to sell and identifying dishonest publishers. Having published more than twenty books, Valerie has launched writing careers for inmates and high school students through the Passionate Pens program. Her dynamic presentation and knowledge of the business takes writers from pen to paper to published as they master self-publishing to make money!

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Literary Achievement Award presented by Omar Gooding for Jo Magazine
Pen of the Writer Awarded InfiniPromoter’s 2008 Best Publisher
Blended Families An Anthology Awarded
~ Top 100 Bestseller (Stepfamily Category)
~ Top 100 Kindle Bestseller (Stepfamily Category)
~ Black Christian Books Distributor’s Top 50 Small-Independent Publishers Bestsellers (Non-fiction)
~ Christian Small Publisher’s Association 2008 Nonfiction Book of the Year
The Forbidden Secrets of the Box Awarded
~ Top 100 Kindle Bestseller (Chick Lit Category)

Industry Expertise (3)


Writing and Editing


Areas of Expertise (3)

Dating and Relationships


Writing and Publishing

Education (2)

University of Dayton: Master's, Business Administration 1992

Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute): Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering 1987

Event Appearances (5)

Why He Left You for Her

Singles Meeting  St John AME Church | 7700 Crossroads Dr | Columbus, OH 43235


Why He Left You for Her

National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Ohio Regional Conference  Holiday Inn Fairborn, Ohio


Self-Publishing Made Easy

A Writer's Vision Literary Symposium  Oklahoma City, OK


Self-Publishing Made Easy

Pen to Paper Literary Symposium  Dayton, Ohio


Stop the Stepfamily Madness

Indiana Healthy Marriage and Family Coalition Annual Conference  Indianapolis, Indiana


Sample Talks (1)

Why He Left You for Her

Differences in how men and women communicate, think and act have forged a seemingly impassable canyon between the sexes. And once a person’s heart has been broken, a play-or-get-played mentality could result in busted windows, stalking and other non-productive means of revenge; thus further expanding the great divide. Valerie empowers your audience to make sound decisions and avoid drama. Using humor and wit, she divulges secrets to understand men and build satisfying romantic relationships.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC


750 to 2500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee