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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
If you’re a fiction writer, unless you’re writing a very short story or something decidedly experimental, you’re going to have to write dialogue. For some writers (me included), dialogue comes easily. It may even be a little too easy – sometimes, the first words you think of aren’t necessarily the best…read more
An unreliable narrator is a first person narrator who doesn’t entirely tell the truth. That might be because they’re biased or deluded – or it could be because they’re outright lying to us (or, at the very least, deliberately omitting the truth). We could argue that...read more
If you’ve been freelancing for any length of time, you’ve probably come across sites that sell essays to university students. These are “essay mills”. Briefly, in about 2008, I ran a blog about student life, and I was constantly approached…read more
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).