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Let Me Tell You A Story

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Grab a cup of tea and pull up a seat. xx

I’m doing events — come along! http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/events

THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT: All links and book details https://tinyurl.com/lnz5bb6

If you like my videos and podcasts, please consider supporting me on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/jenvcampbell

MY BOOKS:

THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT https://tinyurl.com/yatcm2ko
Signed copies: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/shop.html

THE GIRL AQUARIUM: https://tinyurl.com/yd426vap
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FRANKLIN’S FLYING BOOKSHOP: http://tinyurl.com/mmfrq69
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FRANKLIN AND LUNA GO TO THE MOON https://tinyurl.com/ybjsrawo
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FRANKLIN AND LUNA AND THE BOOK OF FAIRY TALES: https://tinyurl.com/y4sgeb35
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THE BOOKSHOP BOOK: http://tinyurl.com/zxoqbex
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THE HUNGRY GHOST FESTIVAL: http://tinyurl.com/d9c44ky
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WEIRD THINGS CUSTOMERS SAY IN BOOKSHOPS: http://tinyurl.com/z6qdah3
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MORE WEIRD THINGS CUSTOMERS SAY IN BOOKSHOPS: http://tinyurl.com/zrt8hrv
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WHO I AM

Hello, my name’s Jen. I’m an award-winning poet and short story writer. My debut short story collection ‘The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night’ is published by Two Roads, and my children’s books ‘Franklin’s Flying Bookshop,’ ‘Franklin and Luna Go To The Moon’ and ‘Franklin and Luna and the Book of Fairy Tales’ are published by Thames and Hudson. I’m also the author of the Sunday Times bestselling ‘Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops’ series, ‘The Bookshop Book,’ ‘The Hungry Ghost Festival’ and ‘The Girl Aquarium.’

I run writing workshops, give talks at universities & book festivals on a variety of topics, judge literary prizes, and take on freelance writing and editing. If you would like to speak with me about the possibility of working together, please get in touch via email: [email protected] x

Where to find me:
Website: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk
Editorial services: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/editorial
Writing Workshops: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/writing-workshops
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jenvcampbell
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/jenvcampbell
Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/jenvcampbell
Events: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/events
Podcast: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk/podcast
Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/3o3s4d2
Goodreads: http://tinyurl.com/hs8nxjm

Email: [email protected]

(Since starting Youtube, some of you have been asking what’s wrong with my hands. This should answer any questions 🙂 http://tinyurl.com/z3kzk24.)

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19 thoughts on “Let Me Tell You A Story

  1. This story is pretty genius! So imaginative and the imagery is constantly beautiful, very smart narrative with lots of equally brilliant stories tucked inside. It makes you think about how love is violently altered and commodified by our culture. I'm so happy to hear it read, thanks a lot. A special talent indeed.

  2. Loved this and rushed off to buy your book! Thank you so much for the lovely reading. I need your help with a bookish matter! My five year old son is currently obsessed with 'Franklin and Luna and the Book of Fairy Tales' but there is one fairytale character that we can't name… Please share who the knight in the fortress is! Will I kick myself for not knowing?

  3. This story is one of my favourites in your collection so listening to this made for a great break in weekend chores! The Bluebeard-esque room of 'failed love' is deliciously horrible

  4. Hello Jen can you please do a recommendation video for books about loneliness? That might contain some characters who feel lonely or lost in their lives, I trust your taste the most and I'd really appreciate it if you suggest me some even in comments.

  5. I’d just finished reading this story yesterday – hearing it read aloud, the way it’s intonated and what’s emphasised, really adds a whole new meaning to it and I’m so here for it

  6. Captivating and thought-provoking! I don't normally like stort stories neither do I like horror and/or very bizarre narratives …and this was both… but in a whole different and unique way! It was weird enough to stand out but clever enough to make sense! All the extra layers…the way tales and myths were interwoven into the story…the thoughts and comments about love, life and relationships…not to mention the nice pacing and the great sense of humour … Just brilliant!Thank you for sharing,Jen!

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