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A blog by Hazel Gaynor

Hazel Gaynor is the acclaimed New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author of five novels. Her 2014 debut, THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME, won the 2015 RNA Historical Novel of the Year award and THE GIRL FROM THE SAVOY was shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year. She was also selected as a WHSmith Fresh Talent title in 2015. In 2018, Hazel will release her sixth historical novel, THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S DAUGHTER, inspired by the true story of Victorian heroine, Grace Darling. Hazel's books have been translated into eight languages and are published in 15 countries to date. She lives in Ireland with her husband and two children and is represented by Michelle Brower of Aevitas Creative, New York. For more information, visit www.hazelgaynor.com

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A Beginning and an End

Posted by Hazel Gaynor on 7 December 2011.

Hazel Gaynor launches her new guest blog with some soothing words; Keep Calm and Carry on Writing. It’s becoming an all too familiar sight – another fresh, crisp, blank Word document in front of me, the cursor winking away expectantly. ‘Come on then, write something. Write that bestseller you’ve been promising us for, oh, what must it be now, twenty years or so?’ Yes, that’s me. I’m ‘that’ person – the eternal optimist, searching for...

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