Author Archives: Ruthie Knox

About Ruthie Knox

Ruthie Knox writes witty, sexy romance novels for grownups. Read more >

Love Is Better Than Hate

I’m trying not to hate my body. It is very, very hard. I have spent as much of my life as I can remember hating my body, or liking my body but only conditionally. I will like you, body, if you … Continue reading

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Today, We Write a Manifesto

A friend recently read the manuscript of one of my not-yet-published books and emailed, “This isn’t a romance, it’s a manifesto!” I smiled when I read that — but then paused, wondering why I was smiling. Had she meant me … Continue reading

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On Reading Aloud

Reading is a solitary pleasure for me. I love to drop into a story so that my sense of self, my person, disappears, immersed in narrative. Yet one of my favorite parts of being a mother is reading aloud to my son. … Continue reading

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