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Jude Knight

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Have you ever wanted something so much you were afraid to even try? That was me ten years ago.

For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to be a novelist. I even started dozens of stories, over the years.

But life kept getting in the way. A seriously ill child who required years of therapy; a rising mortgage that led to a full-time job; six children, my own chronic illness… the writing took a back seat.

As the years passed, the fear grew. If I didn't put my stories out there in the market, I wouldn't risk making a fool of myself. I could keep the dream alive if I never put it to the test.

Then my mother died. That great lady had waited her whole life to read a novel of mine, and now it would never happen.

So I faced my fear and changed it--tol
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Jude Knight I keep writing. If it isn't any good, I can always throw it out. But I write 500 words per day, no matter what. This year, I'm aiming at 1300 words a …moreI keep writing. If it isn't any good, I can always throw it out. But I write 500 words per day, no matter what. This year, I'm aiming at 1300 words a day in order to meet my publication commitments.(less)
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David Sorry for not responding. Last few months have been manic. Having my 1st Pale Battalions - The Dark Land novel published at the first attempt has been quite surreal, but I'm beginning to enjoy it. Now at 'the find reviewers stage'. Still enjoying reading, and looking forward to sharing thoughts on novels.
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David


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Jude Knight Steelwhisper wrote: "Thanks for the friending! I need to warn you though, unless you already saw this, that I read and write hardcore erotica, BDSM, LGBT and dark erotica. I also am writing historical fiction and roman..."

Hi Steelwhisper. I won't read what I'm not interested in, and I won't take offence. But thanks for the warning.


Steelwhisper Thanks for the friending! I need to warn you though, unless you already saw this, that I read and write hardcore erotica, BDSM, LGBT and dark erotica. I also am writing historical fiction and romance, but this is the pen name with which I discuss a lot of such themes.

So, I hope my feed and reviews won't be offensive to you. But I'm interested in a very broad spectrum of books and topics, so if that isn't the case I will look forward to exchanging reading/writing experiences with you!


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