Today, I’m going to take a break from plugging my own book and talk about someone else’s. In turn, this author has already posted about me and my book on her blog. This is what’s called a blog tour, and it’s a great way for authors to promote their work without leaving their offices.
According to her profile page, (Christine) Alethea Williams grew up in southwest
According to her blog, Willow Vale is a great book for anyone who likes romance and historical fiction. Set in the
This is the story of two strangers who manage to conquer their demons and create a life together. I haven’t read it yet, but I definitely plan to buy it. It’s available from Baker & Taylor, Ingram, Amazon, and the publisher Jargon Media.
Questions for Alethea Williams
Q. In what town in southwest
A. I grew up in Rawlins. My dad held many jobs on the Union Pacific Railroad, so we just kept moving west to towns along the tracks as he got another new position. I may have been the only person in history who had a nun tell her parents to make the child stop reading so much!
Q. What kinds of books have you enjoyed reading?
A. All books. I write historicals, so of course I read novels of any historic period. I read a lot of mysteries and detective fiction, mainstream and literary, Westerns; just about anything, really, whose cover catches my eye.
Q. Did a particular teacher inspire you to make creative writing a career?
A. Not really. The only suggestion I remember was journalism.
Q. Why did you decide to write a historical romance novel that takes place on a ranch in
A. The advice goes: write what you know.Q. Do you have any plans for future books?
A. I have the first book of what I hope will be a trilogy already written.
Q. In what part of the northwest do you, your husband, dog, and parrot live?
A. We live in the
Q. Is there anything about your writing that hasn’t been revealed before?
A. I do not outline. I compose directly to the computer. It took a while to learn to do that, but now I wouldn’t want to go back.