Jo Whittemore

Jo Whittemore is the author of the tween humor series Confidentially Yours, as well as the novels Front Page Face-Off, Odd Girl In, and D is for Drama. She also penned The Silverskin Legacy fantasy trilogy. Jo currently lives in Austin, Texas, where she is an active member of the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and the Texas Sweethearts & Scoundrels. Jo lives off of chocolate and pizza. She would not have survived in colonial times.

Books by this Author

Me & Mom vs. the World
D Is for Drama
Odd Girl In
Front Page Face-Off

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall."-Robert Louis Stevenson

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Actress, mainly for the money. I'm not ashamed to admit it.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing. In actuality, my vocal range is limited to songs that sound like people talking. So...rap, basically

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who don't even try.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Severus Snape (yes, yes, he was actually good) from Harry Potter

Author Voices

August 16, 2010

If you know anything about me, you know how much I love humor.
I love to laugh and I even prefer to see comedy movies on opening night so I can listen to the laughter around me.
Why?
Because laughing makes you feel GOOD. If you see someone smile, don't you automatically feel a little better? Well, imagine a smile x 1 billion and add a puppy and a chocolate bar. That's the euphoria you get from a good laugh.
And that's what I want to share with other people.
Let's face it. Sometimes things don't go so great with school/homework/friends/enemies/parents and you need to relax and forget the drama. That's where I come in. My goal with... see more

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