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-told everyone I knew I was writing a novel. Now I'd make a fool of myself for certain if I didn't finish.

My first book came out to excellent reviews in December 2014, and the rest is history. Many books, lots of positive reviews, and a few awards later, I feel foolish for not starting earlier.

Dip your toe into my world here on Watpadd, or with one of my lunch-time reads collections or a novella, or dive into a novel. And let me know what you think.

Current published works:
Farewell to Kindness
A Raging Madness
The Realm of Silence
Unkept Promises
Revealed in Mist
A Baron for Becky
House of Thorns

Candle's Christmas Chair
Gingerbread Bride
A Suitable Husband
Lord Calne's Christmas Ruby
Paradise Regained

(Lunch-length read collections)
Hand-Turned Tales (3 short stories and a novella)
Lost in the Tale (4 short stories and a novella)
If Mistletoe Could Tell Tales (a collection of published Christmas-themed stories)

(And stories in anthologies with other authors)

See http://judeknightauthor.com/books/ for buy links
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Sorry for the long break. But Mari and I are  back. We've just today posted the last two parts of chapter 18 of Never Land the First Fish. And we have chapters ready to go for the next four weeks, pl...
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