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Lilja Sigurðardóttir

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Liljas newest book, Netið ((Tangle) was published by Forlagid publishing in October 2016 and is the second book in the Reykjavík Noir Trilogy.
Lilja started her writing career in 2008 when she sent a manuscript of a novel to a competition run by the publishing house Bjartur whose aim was to find the Icelandic Dan Brown. Lilja got a publishing deal out of the competition and in 2009 her first book, the crime novel Spor (Steps), came out, which she wrote in her spare time. Her second book, Fyrirgefning (Foregiveness) was published a year later but after that Lilja wrote mostly for theatre for the coming years. She won the Icelandic Theatre Awards for Best Play of the Year in 2014 for her staged debut Stóru börnin (Big Babies). But in 2015 she
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Lilja Sigurðardóttir I am lucky enaugh never to have experienced a writers block. But of course there are days when I do not feel inspired. When those days come I do…moreI am lucky enaugh never to have experienced a writer´s block. But of course there are days when I do not feel inspired. When those days come I do something else, like reading over my text, correcting etc. I also feel that it is useful to be working on two things at the same time, that is to have a ´sidekick´project, so that when I get tired of one thing I can switch to the other for a few days. As writing is a mental sport one gets drained occasionally so it is also necessary for writers to take vacations two or three times a year and do something different, in fact everything except writing works! Then one can return to the writing energized and inspired.(less)
Lilja Sigurðardóttir I am currently writing the second book in the Reykjavík Noir Trilogy, as Trapped (Gildran) was the first. The second book, that hasnt got a title yet,…moreI am currently writing the second book in the Reykjavík Noir Trilogy, as Trapped (Gildran) was the first. The second book, that hasn´t got a title yet, starts just a few weeks after the first ends. It is due for publishing in Iceland in October 2016.(less)
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