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Making the most of your writing time

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I’m Ali Luke and I’m delighted to help you explore your love of writing.

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Recent Blog Posts

How to Stop Procrastinating … and Start Writing

How to Stop Procrastinating … and Start Writing

One theme’s come through already in the survey responses: procrastination. It’s the bane of many writers … or would-be writers. Some people spend months, even years, trying to get round to writing, but never quite manage to…

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19 Tips for Writing Fiction (Whatever Stage You’re At)

19 Tips for Writing Fiction (Whatever Stage You’re At)

Whether you’re new to writing fiction or you’ve already written a bunch of stories, it often feels like there’s a lot to learn. There’s tons of great advice out there – but some of it can seem confusing (should you really take “show, don’t tell” literally) or even...

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About Ali

I’m an author (of both fiction and non-fiction) and a freelancer, and though you’ll find me writing for a lot of the biggest writing blogs out there, Aliventures is my homebase online where I share articles on the art, craft and business of writing.

I live in Leeds (UK) with my husband and two kids, and I have degrees in English (MA Cantab, from Cambridge University) and Creative & Life Writing (MA, from Goldsmiths College, University of London).

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