E. N. Joy
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E. N. Joy

Joylynn M. Ross, writing as BLESSEDselling Author E. N. Joy, is the author behind the "New Day Divas," "Still Divas," "Always Divas" and "Forever Divas" series, all which have been coined "Soap Operas in Print." She is an Essence Magazine Bestselling Author who wrote secular books under the names Joylynn M. Jossel and JOY. Her title, If I Ruled the World, earned her a book blurb from Grammy Award-Winning Artist, Erykah Badu. An All Night Man, an anthology she penned with New York Times Bestselling Author Brenda Jackson, earned the Borders bestselling African American romance award. Her Urban Fiction title, Dollar Bill (Triple Crown Publications), appeared in Newsweek and has been translated to Japanese.

After thirteen years of being a paralegal in the insurance industry, E. N. Joy divorced her career and married her mistress and her passion; writing. In 2000, she formed her own publishing company where she published her books until landing a book deal with St. Martin's Press. This award winning author has been sharing her literary expertise on conference panels in her home town of Columbus, Ohio as well as cities across the country. She also conducts publishing/writing workshops for aspiring writers.

Her children's book titled The Secret Olivia Told Me, written under the name N. Joy, received a Coretta Scott King Honor from the American Library Association. The book was also acquired by Scholastic Books and has sold almost 100,000 copies. Elementary and middle school children have fallen in love with reading and creative writing as a result of the readings and workshops E. N. Joy instructs in schools nationwide.

In addition, she is the artistic developer for a young girl group named DJHK Gurls. She pens original songs, drama skits and monologues for the group that deal with messages that affect today's youth, such as bullying.

After being the first content development editor for Triple Crown Publications and ten years as the acquisitions editor for Carl Weber's Urban Christian imprint, E. N. Joy now does freelance editing, ghostwriting, write-behinds and literary consulting. Her clients have included New York Times Bestselling authors, entertainers, aspiring authors, as well as first-time authors. Some notable literary consulting clients include actor Christian Keyes, singer Olivia Longott and Reality Television star Shereé M. Whitfield.

You can visit BLESSEDselling Author E. N. Joy at www.enjoywrites.com or email her at enjoywrites@aol.com.

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Best Sellers

    • And You Call Yourself a Christian

    • Urban Books
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Cindy CA Pereira
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    As an all-out war takes place between Unique's birth mother and the woman who raised her, will Unique have any support while she fights for her life behind bars?...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book

    • By Slim on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Trying to Stay Saved

    • New Day Divas
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Lorain is back from her sabbatical, and although God didn't reveal to her all that she wanted him to regarding her past, she refuses to just let things be....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm still listening!

    • By Starr on 03-24-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Perfect Christian

    • Still Divas Series, Book 2
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    When Mother Doreen is proposed to by a pastor from her home town, she can't imagine turning down a gift from God....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I enjoyed this book

    • By Cha Cha on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lady of the House

    • Book Three of the Forever Divas Series
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Cindy C. A. Pereira
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A woman of the cloth would have to be certifiably nuts to agree to go on a reality dating show in order to find a husband....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • She Who Finds a Husband

    • Urban Books
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Joyce Griffen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    What was the pastor of New Day Temple of Faith thinking, approving the creation of the New Day Singles Ministry....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story but hard to keep track

    • By Maria on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Sunday Only Christian

    • Still Divas
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Tyra Kennedy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    What kind of woman wants a man so badly that she'd be willing to lie to get him? What if that lie includes denying the fact that she has a child?....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome story

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-24-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Been There Prayed That

    • New Day Divas Series, Book 2
    • By: E.N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Sharell Palmer Schwarzer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Mother Doreen has left New Day Temple of Faith in Malvonia, Ohio, and moved to Kentucky to help her diabetic sister....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Messages.......

    • By Vickie on 06-01-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • She's No Angel

    • By: E. N. Joy, Nikita Lynnette Nichols
    • Narrated by: Susan Spain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Angel stumbles into church one day and ends up a First Lady when she catches the preacher's eye, heart and soul. She is unchurched, timid, shy; just a babe in Christ trying to figure out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Destiny Calls

    • By Denise on 12-19-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • I Ain't Me No More

    • Book One of the Always Diva Series
    • By: E. N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Diana Luke
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Helen wasn't just born the devious vixen of New Day Temple of Faith....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • no curse words.. and still a street tale.

    • By Che Buttah on 10-12-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • One Sunday at a Time

    • Forever Divas, Book 2
    • By: E. N. Joy
    • Narrated by: Diana Luke
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    What does crazy look like? Let Deborah tell it: It's the reflection that looks back at her in the mirror....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very real story

    • By Trina on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $24.49

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