Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

GR author receives award

 

Star photo by Stephanie Thompson

Western, historical romance novel writer Christine Williams, who writes under the pen name "Alethea Williams," recently received the Will Rogers Award Gold Medallion for Outstanding Excellence in Western Media.

A book that sat on a shelf for 20 years became an award-winning novel.

Western, historical romance novel writer Christine Williams, who writes under the pen name "Alethea Williams," started writing about 20 years ago.

Williams, a Green River resident, said the only reason she picked a pen name was because there were already so many Christine Williams out there. She wanted to set herself apart from them.

Williams said Alethea was her grandmother's middle name and one of her cousin's first names.

"When I was 39, I decided I wanted to go back to school," Williams said. "The only thing I was ev...



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