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How Long Does it Take to Write 1000 Words?
This post was first published in April 2020 and updated in May 2023. Whether you’re working on a novel, blog post, academic essay, or any other big project, it’s really helpful to know roughly how long it takes to write 1000 words. Maybe it’s your daily target for...
Five Creative Uses of ChatGPT for Writers (Even if You Hate the Idea of AI Writing Software)
Whatever type of writing you do, you’ve almost certainly come across ChatGPT – a conversational AI (artificial intelligence) tool that can take a “prompt” and return human-sounding writing…
Five Options for Telling Your Story in a Non-Linear Way … and Why You Might Want To
Stories have a beginning, middle, and end … but they don’t necessarily need to be told in that order. Plenty of stories follow the advice given to Alice by the King in Alice in Wonderland: “Begin at the beginning […] and go on …
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).