Jo Watson

Jo Watson

Award winning writer of romantic comedies. Collector of colorful, kitsch things that usually sparkle, Adidas /// addict, Depeche Mode devotee and super proud Wattpadder!

Jo has worked as a TV scriptwriter and storyliner, play write, copywriter and features writer for the past ten years in South Africa.

Burning Moon was her first novel and it won the Harlequin and Wattpad ‘So You Think You Can Write’ contest. Since then, it has gone on to win a Watty award, and has been read 5.5 million times. She’s written a few other books too, namely, After the Rain, Love to Hate you, Open on Annie and Zara’s safari and she’s also represented by the Trident Media Group.

She’s passionate about telling stories and creating interesting characters and loves to hear from her readers.

When she’s not writing, she watches way too much TV, listens to Depeche Mode, and hangs out with her fiancĂ© and three year old son Jack. Start reading stories by Jo on Wattpad here.