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Kim Izzo

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Kim Izzo is an author, screenwriter and journalist. She is the 2016 winner of the prestigious HUMANITAS Prize: New Voices and the 2016 Telefilm Canada New Voices Award. Izzo is the author of two romantic comedy novels, the best-selling The Jane Austen Marriage Manual, which has been optioned for film, and My Life in Black and White. She is also the co-author of two etiquette books, the international bestseller The Fabulous Girl’s Guide to Decorum and The Fabulous Girl’s Guide to Grace Under Pressure. As an etiquette expert, Izzo has made numerous television appearances, including Oprah! and The Today Show. She has been a magazine editor and journalist for more than fifteen years. Seven Days in May is her third novel.

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Kim Izzo I don't believe in writer's block. If I'm struggling then I take a nap or a walk and the solution usually presents itself. Plus I need to pay my bills…moreI don't believe in writer's block. If I'm struggling then I take a nap or a walk and the solution usually presents itself. Plus I need to pay my bills and can't afford writer's block.(less)
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“You've got to rely on people. I know you're hurting because of all the bad things that have happened to you, but in order to live, truly live, you've got to feel pain, you've got to trust, and you've got to love.”
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“Money may not buy happiness, but it buys a hell of a lot of distraction from unhappiness”
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“Classic romance dilemma: you always want the man you can't have, and you never want the man that wants you.”
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