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A Word With Author Helen Dennis

I am thrilled to welcome the lovely Helen Dennis to the site today to talk about her books and answer some of the questions you have sent in. I met Helen at a library event in Windsor and liked her instantly. Before you read further you should know, even though she has written ten fantastic books Helen is very modest. When I congratulated her on her amazing work she said, “at least it means I don’t have to get up as early as I would if I did a milk round.” I wonder what time she got up to answer our questions? I started by asking her to tell us a little about herself ...
 

Young Storyteller - blog post image

Young Storyteller

What could be more motivating than seeing your writing published and available for readers to buy and download all around the world? 

The Rules Of The Game - blog post image

The Rules Of The Game

Conkers are beginning to fall from the oak trees. They crash through the branches and land with a thud beneath. In September and October it is best not to stand horse chestnut 

Weed, Weed, Waterboatmen - blog post image

Weed, Weed, Waterboatmen

Today tales from the riverbank can report weed, weed and more weed! The river is so thick with it, it dragged on the keel of my kayak and tugged at my paddles. My friend’s at Cuckoo Weir Island tell me weed is a swan’s main diet and the size of the bird’s territory is determined by the amount of such natural food which 

 

"The moon illuminated the yew tree's ghoulish profiles turning them into grim reapers that watched over us as we rowed."

~The Witches' Punchbowl