Helen Brain - Tutor: Creative Writing Courses

Helen_Brain_Creative_Writing_Tutor.jpg Helen Brain is the author of over 50 books for children, and has contributed stories and plays to numerous school anthologies. Her teen novel, Tamara won an ATKV award. She has also published short stories for adults, and her highly acclaimed memoir, Here Be Lions was published by Oshun in 2006.

Helen is the tutor for the popular Basics of Creative Writing Course as well as the Write a Children's Book Course.

You can read more about Helen at her own website.


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Some of Helen's published books:
Here be Lions  Here be Lions Button20Bottle The Button Bottle Carmen-Toetoeka  Carmen   Toetoeka Double-cross  Doube Cross
Fly-cemetery  Fly Cemetery Keep Quiet Sit Still Dont Wriggle Be quiet! Sit still! Don't wriggle! Not20again20Gogo Not again Gogo Oupa20se20KajuitOpa se Kajvit
Sundays-are-the-best-days-Sundays are the best days boorkewersBoorkewers captain-half-arse-Captain Half Arse len-and-benLen and Ben
letsdocartwheelsLet's do Cartwheels rockslideRockslide shapes-Shapes shepherdscrook The Shepherd's Crook
whosafraidofspidersWho's afraid of spiders? will-and-joeWill and Joe    
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