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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
There are several perfectly good ways to structure a story in terms of viewpoint, but (probably) the more common ones are: A single first-person narrator, as in Florence and Giles or 600 Hours of Edward. A main third-person narrator…
Maybe you’ve heard that your characters “should” have flaws. Or maybe you’ve come across terms like “tragic flaw” or “fatal flaw” in literature. So what exactly is a character flaw … and why’s it important to your story?
It’s often said that no plan survives contact with the enemy. And as a writer, you might sometimes feel like the whole world is against your writing. Whether you’re working overtime at your day job, dealing with an unexpected family crisis…
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).