Author Archives: Jude Knight

What have you learned from this experience?

I’ve been on this fiction journey now for four and a bit years, and I’ve just typed THE END in my seventh novel, with novel number eight more than three quarters done. I have a heap of novellas under my … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

I’m in a Valentine’s Day mood today, though it isn’t a holiday I grew up with. Here in New Zealand, sales of Valentine cards and gifts have picked up in the past couple of decades thanks to American television, but … Continue reading

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New beginnings

It’s the start of a new year, and a new way of living. Between finishing the year at the day job on 21st December and starting again on 7th January, I became a part-timer, working 48 hours a fortnight instead … Continue reading

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Stories make us who we are

This time of year is all about the stories. We’re starting to think about family get-togethers, foods that come out for our special festivals, ghosts of festivals past… Do you remember the time that Grandmother took several glasses too many … Continue reading

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Judging a book by its cover

Have you ever rejected a book because of its cover? Or bought it on the strength of the cover alone? Does it bother you when the cover doesn’t tell you much about the story, or when the details on the … Continue reading

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A wish, a dream, and a plan

Those of you who have been following my posts might have figured that I like a good plan. I write lists, I create spreadsheets, I set up schedules, I use coloured markers to note deadlines on a wall calendar. And … Continue reading

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To my writer and reader friends, with love

Writing can be a solitary pursuit. My invisible friends keep me company, of course. All the time. Thronging inside my head, pushing and shoving to be the one who next gets a moment on the page. Sometimes, they wake me … Continue reading

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