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Evie Gaughan

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Evie Gaughan is a writer and artist living in Galway City, beside the sea. Her books are a mix of genres, incorporating her love of history and a penchant for magic in the everyday.
The Heirloom is Evie's debut novel and is a time-slip epic set in Ireland during medieval times, with a parallel story in the present day. Her second novel, The Mysterious Bakery On Rue De Paris is a magical tale set in France, with a heart-warming cast of characters.
Her upcoming novel, The Story Collector, is due for release in Autumn 2018 with Urbane Publications.

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Evie Gaughan Creating something out of nothing. Knowing that you've created a world peopled with characters entirely out of your own imagination - that's the…moreCreating something out of nothing. Knowing that you've created a world peopled with characters entirely out of your own imagination - that's the prize. The icing on the cake is when readers enjoy your work.(less)
Evie Gaughan Never give up. Successful writers are just writers who never gave up.
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The Heirloom

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White Lies

I read a great thread the other day on Twitter by author Leigh Bardugo about how, as authors, we tend to perpetuate the myth of glamour and success that surrounds the magical business of getting published. Take it away Leigh! It’s time to talk about success and ambition. Let me be clear: Everyone has their… Continue reading White Lies Read more of this blog post »
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“Sometimes if you just let things happen, rather than trying to force them, they come easier.”
Evie Gaughan, The Mysterious Bakery On Rue De Paris

“He was like a different person, without that cloak of grief that he wore. Was he trying to keep the painful memories in or keep happiness out?”
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“In my chest, a strange voice awakens and a song plays inside me a longing that is not mine. They say that ancestors, dead before their time, with young blood still in their veins, with great passion in their blood, with the sun still burning in their blood come, come to continue to live within us their unfinished lives. O, who knows, soul of mine, in which chest you will sing… ‘Silence’ by Lucian Blaga”
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