CountyPrince George's County
Artist StatementI write to share experiences, lessons learned, and to hopefully motivate others to believe in all they can do.
Valerie Ormond retired as a naval intelligence officer and launched a second career as a writer. Her two young adult fiction novels, “Believing In Horses” and “Believing In Horses, Too,” both won Gold Medals from the Military Writers Society of America and other awards. Numerous books and magazines feature her non-fiction stories.
Valerie holds memberships in writing organizations including American Horse Publications, the Military Writers Society of America, and the Accokeek Women Writers Group. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Veteran Writing Services, LLC providing professional writing and consulting services for clients including large and small businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals.
She lives with her husband, Jaime Navarro, in Bowie, MD, where they enjoy the company of their wonderful families and friends, their three horses, and four dogs.
Websites: http://VeteranWritingServices.com and http://BelievingInHorses.com/