Note: Not all our publishing freelancers are listed here.

BambuSparks Approved Publishing Services Providers

Editor-in-Chief, Kethjoy Watson

Kethjoy is the founder of Withorn Publishing and the Chief Editor and partner at BambuSparks.

 

She is widely read and not only edits but coaches you to make your book better. Kethjoy is the author of the book, “Safe with Me,” a contemporary romance novel.

 

Choose the type of editing needed (structural/developmental, copyediting or proofreading). 

 

 Review the editing guide first to understand the types of editing, then view rate sheet.

Non-Fiction Book Editor
Zoe Simpson, EdD

Dr. Zoe Simpson has combined her training in education, psychology, theology, and management to fulfil the purpose for her life, and to help others identify, and fulfill purpose for their lives.  

Her training in theology made way for her to serve as Director of Christian Education in the Missionary Church Association in Jamaica, write Sunday School literature for adults with the Caribbean Christian Publications, conduct Bible Study, and address topical issues within the ecumenical context.

As an educator, she is adept at editing, and providing guidance in the production of scholarly work.

Review the editing guide first to understand the types of editing, then view the rate sheet.

Fiction Book Editor
Sharma Taylor, PhD

Dr. Sharma Taylor is a multiple award-winning, traditionally published author, corporate attorney, and the chief content/story editor for fiction books at BambuSparks.

Dr. Taylor teaches creative writing and conducts workshops in creative writing. She will make your stories better.

Dr. Taylor has been the recipient of the 2020 Wasafiri Queen Mary New Writing Prize, the 2020 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award and the 2019 Bocas Lit Fest’s Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize.  She was shortlisted for the Commonwealth short story prize in 2021, 2018, 2020, and 2022.

Graphic Designer
Clavia Reid

Clavia and her husband, Richard, are founders of Vivid Concepts, a graphic design company.

Clavia is a trained graphic designer with over 20 years of experience in the industry.

She offers a wide range of services in book cover designing, graphic design, book formatting and publication designs (including brochure & magazine).

 

Website Developer
Collin Blake

Having a website elevates your brand and can help you to sell books and build a following easily. It is an essential piece of your professional authorship brand.

 Collin is Microsoft certified and his company WebDevGo is ready to help you. 

Collin created BambuSparks’ website and Ruth Taylor’s extramileja.com website.

Get Collin’s Author Website Checklist, view the packages. and contact him today!

 

Audiobook Narrator & Producer, Candace Barnes

Do you need a narrator for your non-fiction book or someone to master it to meet Audible (ACX) or Findaway specification?

Candace is the CEO of Bridgtek Communications. She has a great voice, is a podcaster and will ensure your book is professionally narrated and edited/mastered to international standards.

She narrated and produced Ruth’s bestselling audiobook, “Write and Retire Right.”

Candace also assists authors with promotional websites. 

 

Publishing Manager, Patricia Lindsay Fletcher

Patricia Fletcher is the author of a historical fiction Caribbean book, “Hezekiah: Many Houses, One Life.”

She is a Certified Publishing Coach and serves as one of our Publishing Managers and Proofreaders at BambuSparks.  Patricia is multiskilled and works with both fiction and non-fiction authors.

She  will expertly guide you through the publishing process to produce your bestselling book.

Publishing Manager
Daphne Ellis

Daphne is the bestselling author of “Dancing Among Snakes.” 

She is a seasoned educator with a master’s degree and over 30 years of experience as a teacher of English.

Daphne is also talented Ghostwriter. Through the Authorpreneur Secret$™️ Academy led by Cameka “Ruth” Taylor, she has honed her skills in book publishing and now serves as a Publishing Manager, Ghostwriter, and Editor at BambuSparks.

Digital Marketing Consultant
Marva Titley-Smith

Marva is the bestselling author of the book, “Time to Thrive” and co-author of the award-winning book, “She Writes for Him: 20 Black Voices of Wisdom.”

She is a certified Publishing Coach and a Digital Marketing Consultant at BambuSparks.  

She will help you to get booked on podcasts and gain the visibility and book sales you need as an author.

 

Publishing Manager, Shaniece Wauchope Graham

Shaniece is a multiple award -winning bestselling author. Her books include ” From Hurt to Hope” and “Coming Out of the Box.”

She is the CEO and founder of VIP Publishing and is a Certified Publishing Coach.

Shaniece has a master’s degree in Biochemistry and freelances with BambuSparks as a Publishing Manager and Book Formatter.

She will expertly guide you through the publishing process to produce your bestselling book.

Media Outreach Liason & Editor, Phyllis Thomas

Phyllis Thomas is a veteran Investigative Journalist who worked The Gleaner for 45 years as a reporter and senior editor for both The Gleaner and its sister paper The Star.

She is also the bestselling author of the book “I Dare You.”

In addition to helping authors get media features, Phyllis freelances with BambuSparks as an editor and proofreader.

She will ensure you get the visibility you need and that your book is properly edited for publication.

Helping authors to win & grow 90 feet tall with books.

Transforming the Caribbean and changing lives through authorship.