Barbara Joe Williams is a bestselling author, copy editor, proofreader, publisher, and publishing consultant living in Tallahassee, Florida. She is also a Navy veteran, a graduate of Tallahassee Community College, and Florida A & M University. She holds a B.S. in Business Teacher Education and a M.Ed. in Counseling Education. Barbara is also the founder of Amani Publishing, LLC (2004), and the co-founder of the Tallahassee Authors Network (TAN) since September 2008. Recently, she signed on as the Editor-in-Chief of Book Cover Magazine.
She has published books for over forty other authors and the following twenty-two for herself: Holiday Hotel 3: An anniversary story (2015), Love Never Felt So Good! (2015), A-Z Basic Editing Tips (2015), A-Z Writing Tips (2015), Holiday Hotel 2: A Valentine’s Day Story (2015), A-Z Marketing Tips (2015), A Cup of Barbara Joe (2015), Holiday Hotel: A sexy short story (2014), Forgive Us This Day (Anniversary Edition, 2014), First Class Love (2014); You Don’t Even Know My Name (2014); A Writer’s Guide to Publishing & Marketing (Volume 2, 2013); Double Proposal (2013); Losing My Soul (2013); The 21 Lives of Lisette Donavan (Anthology, 2012), A Man of My Own (2012), A Writer’s Guide to Publishing & Marketing (2010), Moving the Furniture: 52 Ways to Keep Your Marriage Fresh (2009), Courtney’s Collage (with Sherille Fisher, 2007), How I Met My Sweetheart (Anthology, 2007), Falling for Lies (2006), Dancing with Temptation (2005) and Forgive Us This Day (2004).
Her novel, Forgive Us This Day (Anniversary Edition), was reviewed in USA Today by Michelle Monkou. It was a recommended “must-read” romance story.
Barbara was also featured in the January/February 2016 edition of Tallahassee Magazine as one of the Top 5 graduates of Tallahassee Community College.
All of her books are available on Kindle and Nook.