​Jo Alkemade

 Writes books and short stories.
​Ghostwriter in training.

Jo and friends at Diani Beach, Kenya 1977

Belonging in Africa

was published twice. Content is identical; the covers reflect two distinct markets.

Pink Sparkle Helmet

Real life motorcycle adventures large and small inspire fictional short stories. 

Read free start-to-finish short stories  here ​. 
A love/hate relationship with social media means accounts come and go. Still, I do like picture storytelling and instagram is my destination of choice. For now. 
​An active member of the venerable California Writers Club.
Halfway through a rigorous one year course and well on my way to becoming a Certified Ghostwriter! I'm learning a million new skills and already putting some of them to work.