About Helen Barbour
English author Helen Barbour was born and brought up in Lichfield, Staffordshire, and now lives in North London.
She began her working life as a journalist on the Express & Star evening newspaper in Wolverhampton, and has written for the lifestyle magazine, Complete Wellbeing, and for the mental health charities Mind and OCD Action. She blogs as The Reluctant Perfectionist about living with obsessive-compulsive disorder, perfectionism and anxiety.
Helen enjoys red wine, live stand-up comedy and adventurous travel and experiences, which have included trips to the Arctic, ballooning and a tandem skydive. Her life’s ambition is to figure out what ‘good enough’ means.
The A to Z of Normal is Helen’s first novel.