Veronica C. Ratliff

Multimedia Copywriter

United States

Veronica C. Ratliff, also known as V.C.R, is a world-class multimedia writer and published author with extensive knowledge in multiple fields such as journalism, marketing, editorial, fiction and nonfiction writing, non-profits, comprehensive research, and the contemporary art world. She has served as a writer for eight years for various notable publications including Blavity, Nasty Gal, and independent blogs. In 2019, she wrote and published her first book, "The Creative Black Woman's Playbook" which is an interactive and comprehensive guide for black women of all ages, to not only create the creative life they want but to monetize every aspect of it. This book sold out all published copies (300) in just four months and she was honored at Frieze LA 2020 for the impact of this book. It would be an honor to serve as a copywriter for your organization and it would be her goal to learn, gain experience, and use all her gifts to serve your organization's vision.


Editorial Writing Samples

Blavity News & Politics
J. Cole's '4 Your Eyez Only': A Wake-up Call For Creatives - Blavity

Recently, the rapper J. Cole released a documentary on HBO, appropriately titled 4 Your Eyez Only , in conjunction with his album. When I saw the super trailer rolling around, I knew that it would be great, but I wasn't ready for the wake-up call I was going to receive.

Blavity News & Politics
7 Black Women Powerhouses In Media That You Oughta Know - Blavity

Okay, let's state the obvious. Black women are the most marginalized and unacknowledged group of individuals in our world. Since this is a known fact, we must continuously strive to reverse the narrative, educate and honor our own.

Book Clips

The Creative Black Woman's Playbook | Published by Co-conspirator Press
The Creative Black Woman's Playbook | Published by Co-conspirator Press

In a busy city with the mighty Mississippi River in view, my earliest childhood memory was my mother and I walking with my brother to the nearby art gallery. With my little brother gliding in a stroller, and my little sister, not yet born, I clutched my mother's heavy baby bag as I counted the stones on the sidewalk leading to our destination.