A native of Cleveland, OH Valencia Joy discovered her passion for writing as early as the age of 3. With a gift of creative writing and passion for words, writing short stories have always come easy for her. With a wealth of writing experience and a heart for helping others, Valencia has been blessed with an ability to write from the heart. She believes that every disappointment in life is not only designed to mature and perfect her calling in Christ, but is also purposed for ministering encouragement to others.
Valencia has had the pleasure of being involved in some phenomenal experiences including writing for the NEXT section of the Plain Dealer while in high school and studying journalism and communication at Kent State University. In addition, Valencia currently authors two anonymous blogs where she is able to further share her experiences and help encourage others. She also pens www.mybookofrandoms.com Check it out for a hearty laugh! She also enjoys creative writings and loves to author short stories. All of these experiences continue to help catapult her to the next level of her writing career.
Valencia is a devoted mother of two sons whom she credits as her greatest accomplishments as they allow her to live by her mantra that “Mommy hood is the best hood!” She is best known amongst those who love her for her extreme loyalty and honesty, her compassion for broken women, her love for food and her infectious cackle. She always has a hug, a verse for a situation, a joke to ease tension and a hankering for good food!
Her favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Although her future endeavors includes completing a women’s devotional, she is beyond thrilled about the birth of Hey Sis.