Dr Helen Edwards, PhD.
Children's & YA Author. Award-winning Blogger+Writer
#LoveAusAuthors Blog & Australian Bookish Shop
Welcome. My name is Dr Helen Edwards. I'm an Australian children's and YA author, represented by Debbie Golvan at Golvan Arts Management.
I'm an award-winning blogger and writer, with a focus on the environment, nature, sustainable living, health and mental health.
I showcase Australian authors with my #LoveAusAuthors blog series - featuring Australian Authors, their books and their lives.
I have just launched the #LoveAusAuthors Bookish Shop which will include Australian author's books and bookish gifts made by Australian creatives. Stay tuned as more items are added.
In 2001 I founded an award-winning online counselling service to support people living with diabetes. It was the first in the world and it was a hit! You can see more here.
I've had type 1 diabetes myself since 1979 and have quite a few other chronic conditions that can make life tricky, including stomach paralysis (gastroparesis), anxiety and ADHD. I like to write stories about neurodiversity and/or that include characters living with physical and mental health conditions and chronic illness, out in the world, having adventures!
In 2013 I started a sustainable living blog called Recycled Interiors, which is now merged at my writing site here.
I'm passionate about our Mother Earth and inspiring action for our children's future. The environment, animals and nature, often feature in my stories too.
I look forward to sharing my stories, other Aussie Authors, and their books with you,
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Latest From My Blog
I am very surprised, and excited, to receive news about my success in receiving a Richard Llewellyn Deaf and Disability Grant towards my next middle grade/YA historical fiction #OnTheEdgeOfMountains based around Guide Alice, Mt Buffalo’s original rebel, guide and photographer. Alice Manfield (1878 – 14 July 1960) was commonly known as Guide Alice. She was…