Welcome to my stop in the exciting WING JONES PHOTO TOUR! I jumped at the chance to become a part of such a big project to promote one of my favourite books and Katherine Webber is just one of the loveliest people I've met. Her debut will touch many hearts, as it had with mine. It's a debut you don't want to miss you guys!
Wing Jones is the much anticipated debut novel from Katherine Webber, publishing 5th January 2017 in the UK. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had. Wing's speed could bring her family everything it needs. It could also stop Wing getting the one thing she wants…
Katherine Webber was born in Southern California but has lived in Atlanta, Hawaii, Hong Kong and now in London. For several years she worked at the reading charity BookTrust, where she worked on projects such as The Letterbox Club which delivers parcels of books to children in care, and YALC, the Young Adult Literature Convention. You can find her on Twitter @kwebberwrites.
Throughout January, over 40 bloggers will be participating in the #WJphototour – a photo blog tour documenting Katherine’s path to publishing her debut novel. From childhood memories that inspired her writing to her time living in Atlanta and Asia that influenced the book to authors she’s met over the years right up to receiving her first finished copy of the book, follow along to see Katherine’s author life unfold! Keep an eye on the hashtag #WJPhotoTour to see the latest photos!
Here is my instalment to the tour!
My third year of university, I had the opportunity to study abroad at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where I studied Chinese Literature and Language. I also met a boy named Kevin who was from Atlanta. I had no idea how much meeting Kevin would change my life—or how much it would influence my writing. I thought I’d never see him again after we finished studying in Hong Kong.
Hope you enjoyed that little snippet from Katie's journey! Keep your eyes peeled for the next photo stops and keep up with the tour using the #WJPhotoTour hashtag!