A Thief Among Words: Stuart Nugent


Creative experience

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With a decade of adult industry writing behind him, Stu’s resume includes Head Writer at Ann Summers and Head of Creative at Lelo, whilst also being a seasoned blogger and a columnist. Published in Cosmopolitan, FHM, LOOK! magazine and ETO, amongst others, he can turn his hand to any secluded corner of the adult industry.
Published as an erotic author in 2012, Stu writes in his spare time, with an exuberant talent to character development, scene setting, often touching on taboo subjects.
A keen photographer, Stu was the tog-in-residence at the Afterglow community events (formally Erotic Meet) since its inception.
With experience designing for Ann Summers, Spanking.co.uk and Afterglow, amongst much else.
During 2013-14, Stu took an active role here at Afterglow, with specific emphasis on design and event photography.

In his own words:

I’ve been lucky, I know that. I was lucky to find a job in the adult industry – the only industry I ever really wanted to work in, and I’ve been offered a lot of opportunities in the last 10 years.

Say hello to Stu on Twitter.


About Afterglow

Afterglow showcases non-mainstream creative works. Since early 2011, we have been bringing artists, writers, performers, photographers, designers and industry professionals together at regular events to encourage creative collaborations and an opportunity to meet like-minded people, often leading to forwarding steps in their careers. Our online platform offers intelligent insights into the most beautifully crafted and original works in the erotica arena.