19th Aug, 2017

Aspiring authors listen to Droitwich writer speak about her experiences at special event

Lorna Morris 11th Aug, 2017

MORE THAN 25 aspiring authors attended a special book event to hear a Droitwich writer speak about her experiences.

Alison Jean Lester, a British-American author living in Droitwich Spa, visited to Worcester’s Wayland Yard to give a talk about her second book ‘Yuki Means Happiness’.

The fictional novel follows Diana, a young and uneasy girl who leaves America to live in Tokyo where she takes on a job as a nanny to two-year-old Yuki.

Alison, who lived in Asia for 23 years, spoke about the pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing options alongside fellow American writer Suz Korb, who lives in Malvern.

She said: “One of my goals was to help other writers by sharing the results of the various ways my work has been published and the other was to meet more people with common interests.

“It was great to achieve both.”

Yuki Means Happiness is available online and in stores in hardback and Kindle formats.

Visit www.alisonjeanlester.com for more information.

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