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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 Make Faster Progress on Your Writing Project: Ten Crucial Steps

How to Make Faster Progress on Your Writing Project: Ten Crucial Steps

It’s very normal to find that writing doesn’t progress so smoothly or quickly as you’d hoped. Maybe your project takes a lot longer to get to grips with than you thought it would – or maybe life gets in the way. I know that’s been the case for a lot of writers, me included, in 2020. But even in a much more normal year…

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What to Do When Your Writing Goals Seem a Long Way Off

What to Do When Your Writing Goals Seem a Long Way Off

What do you want to achieve with your writing? You might have all sorts of goals. Perhaps: You want to win a short story competition.
You want to make an extra $500/month freelancing. You want to make a full-time living as a fantasy novelist. You want to sell 100,000 copies of your latest book…

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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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