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Douglas Knight

I write about what I'm thinking or what I've imagined in an effort to regain that childhood imagination and marry with my many years of real experiences. I'm getting better at it the more I write.I am a published author of two romantic intrigue novels.My books can be found at Amazon.com or if you want a personalized copy, by emailing me at douglasknight85@gmail.com.

Bold Move Or Foolish Decision

It was my plan to follow up On Satan’s Island by returning to Satan’s Island where I left off. I followed that plan all year until yesterday. I struggled with that work in progress. It wasn’t progressing. The WIP’s mapping was dull and lifeless. I was constantly trying desperately to […]

Say It Loud & Say It Clear

Watching the protests against immigration policies that separated families and bans immigrants and refugees because of nationality, ethnic, religion, and/or financial position, I felt moved to publish this poem. I heard them cheer, “Say it loud. Say it clear. We welcome immigrants here. Say it loud. Say it clear. We […]

Quoting Scripture

I am sure most U.S. readers are aware of the commotion stirred by Jeff Session’s abuse of a Bible passage. Thankfully, there was an outcry against the misuse by even Trump supporting evangelicals. To quote scripture out of context to credit our understanding of an issue cheapens the value of […]

“Am I boring you, Mr. Jones?” Professor Magnus folds his arms across his chest and awaits a response. The twenty or so students of English 301 stare in the direction of the professor’s glare. “No sir.” Justin struggles to regain connection with his current surroundings only to find forty two […]

Dreamcast … or Not

A Twitter group I follow, #authorconfession, asked us to respond to this suggestion: “If your book became a movie, who would be your dream cat?” At first, I wasn’t going to respond, because I prefer my readers form their own visualization of the characters. Then, I thought readers could and […]

The Bible Is Overrated= GQ

My social media is buzzing about a GQ article listing the Bible as one of twenty-one books you don’t have to read stating that many of these “great books” have “not aged well.” I’m not sure why this causes so much attention and excitement.  If it surprises you that someone […]

April Event

As part of celebrating the Spencer County Bicentennial in 2018, the library is hosting  a  Homegrown Author Fair. Each author will do a  reading from one of their books, as well as, have  books to sell.  Refreshments and prize drawings every half-hour starting at   5:30 Confirmed authors: Carol ‘Ubelhor’ Troesch, Joanie […]