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Gunhild Haugnes

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Gunhild is a native Norwegian who takes her name from two valkyries, Gun and Hild, goddesses of war in Norse mythology.
She fights for what she believes in, but she herself feels more like the goddess Saga – a saga-writer or female Bard.
Gunhild has worked in journalism and as a disseminator of research for many years, but in 2013 she achieved her lifelong dream when she published her first novel in Norwegian, ‘Døtre av Norge’, the story of generations of women from one family over a hundred years, told against the background of the battle for female emancipation and equality.

She is currently working on a series of independent novels collectively designated ‘Daughters of Freya’, after the greatest Norse goddess of all.
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Gunhild Haugnes I've never had writers block. But if I did, I'd probably go for a walk or do something completely different for a while. Then I would try to write aga…moreI've never had writers block. But if I did, I'd probably go for a walk or do something completely different for a while. Then I would try to write again, and not care what I write is good or not. I think the writers block has to do with being too busy writing perfectly.(less)
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