Joy Editing has team members across the world. We offer editing services for indie authors, and while we are happy to work on any kind of novel, we specialize in romance and erotica.
MEET THE TEAM
Devon Burke | Company Manager and Proofreader
Devon Burke has been a proofreader since early 2014 and has also done some freelance editing. Her favorite genres are fantasy, science fiction, and historical fiction.
Devon has a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Mary Baldwin College with a minor in Music. She loves to travel and rarely stays in one place for long. At the moment, she is currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Kelly Stone Gamble | Proofreader
Kelly Stone Gamble is the award winning author of They Call Me Crazy and Call Me Daddy. In addition to the two novels, she has over fifty publishing credits to her name that range from Family Fun Magazine to Chicken Soup for the Soul. She has an MA and an MFA in Creative Writing and works as a full time instructor in the English and Humanities department at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kelly loves animals (except the creepy ones, like possum and armadillo), loves to travel, and above all enjoys embarrassing her adult children.
Kate Halena | Content Editor
Kate Halena experimented with writing from a young age before going on to study Professional Writing (creative arts) and Literacy at TAFE, in addition to Accounting, and Business Administration.
She likes various book genres but her favorites are young adult, romance, autobiographies, biographies, and crime.
In her spare time, when she isn’t reading or writing, she likes to go adventure hiking through national parks and swimming at the beach. She enjoys road trips, and has traveled around Australia several times, visiting many cities and outback towns. Currently, she lives in Brisbane, Queensland.
Joy Dike | Line Editor
Joy Dike has a PhD in Science Education from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science in Geological Oceanography form Stonybrook University. A native New Yorker, she now lives in Atlanta with her two sons, her dog, and her cat. Her favorite genre of fiction is sci-fi. Set anything in space and she’s hooked. Joy also loves history, travel, and swimming.
Jennifer Johnson | Proofreader
Jennifer Johnson is a disabled writer and tutor living in Charlottesville, VA. Her writing on disability has been featured in Cracked magazine, DisabilityinKidLit, and the upcoming anthology, "Letters to Me & Other Chronic Illness Warriors". Jennifer has a Masters in English and Creative Writing from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelors in English Education from Mary Baldwin College. When not at the doctor, Jennifer occupies her time with books (especially science fiction), video games, classic films, and squealing over animals. She is working on blogging the National Film Registry and with developing a unified theory of the sociological development of science fiction.
Andrea Sarsfield | Proofreader
Andrea Sarsfield is a mother of two who has worked in the education field for the past ten years. Andrea graduated from Towson Unversity in 2007 with a bachelors degree in English/Secondary Education and from Ashland University in 2012 with an MFA in Creative Writing. She enjoys reading and writing poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction.
Angie Wade | Line Editor
Angie Wade has a dual bachelor's degree from UCF's Rosen College in Event & Hospitality Management. She has been freelance editing since 2013, and began working with indie authors in 2015. In her free time, she enjoys playing tabletop games, from board games to RPGs, and reading as much as she can. She lives in The Theme Park Capital of the World with her husband, two young daughters, and their cat and dog.
JOIN OUR TEAM
Are you an experienced editor or proofreader and interested in working for Joy Editing? Then we'd like to hear from you!
Cassie Robertson | Line Editor
Cassie Robertson has been an indie editor since 2011, and she spent several years working with Red Adept Publishing. She has a Master of Letters in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin College and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the University of South Florida.
Cassie is the author of Intimate Details: Elements of a Sex Scene. She is a member of Mensa and the Association of Independent Publishing Professionals.
Her favorite genres are romance, dystopian, and supernatural, but if you let her loose in a bookstore, you'd probably find her in the Shakespeare or YA sections. She lives in Tampa with her cats.