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Helen Bateman

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Writer of Short Stories, Tall Tales and Long To Do Lists.

Helen Bateman studied English Language and Literature at Lancaster University and has taught both subjects at Secondary School level. She was born in Ashington, Northumberland but now lives in Yorkshire with her husband and looks after their three children full time. Writing is something Helen has always enjoyed and she feels blessed to now have more time to indulge in this privilege.

Helen wrote her debut novel 'Soul to Take' during her youngest child's naps throughout 2014.

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Helen Bateman Yes I did. I'd started it when I was pregnant, and finished when she was small enough to sleep a lot during the day. She's currently 19 months so not…moreYes I did. I'd started it when I was pregnant, and finished when she was small enough to sleep a lot during the day. She's currently 19 months so not sure it I'd have time now! She's also number 3 so I realised I had a small window of opportunity to finish the book before the madness of having a toddler returned. So, I'd say it was panic rather than self-discipline! Thank you, Celine, for your support as a reader; starting out as a writer is a long, daunting road and it means a lot when people take the time to let you know what they think of your work.(less)
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4.04 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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"If you want to cry, shiver and get goosebumps I recommend this book. The best character is the Soul and it's unique voice but all the characters are wonderful. A good book is one which you feel you live in, a great book is one you don't want to le..." Read more of this review »
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Okay. I found this really tough going to start with: suspending my disbelief for the memory loss situation, the unreliable narrator, the repetition... But half way through, it kind of picked up and I found it really quite compelling. Definitely worth ...more
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