Ali Harris

Ali Harris is a magazine journalist and has written for publications such as Red, ELLE, Stylist, Cosmopolitan and Company and was deputy features editor at No.1 women's magazine Glamour before leaving to write books and have babies. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and their two children.

Books by this Author

Written in the Stars
A Vintage Christmas
The First Last Kiss
Miracle on Regent Street

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Arianna Huffington has said it better than I can: 'Failure isn't the opposite of success, it's the stepping stone on the way to success'.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Other than reading do-ing noth-ing. I bet no one else has been honest enough to say that, right? I am never happier than when I have nothing at all to do.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?


The first cup of tea of the day, in bed, snuggled up with my husband and two kids is my own personal nirvana. Especially if both children have slept through till 7am… However, this does not include the occasions when my 2 year old dive bombs the bed and I end up covered in scalding hot tea.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Henry VIII. 'Have you thought about seeing a marriage counsellor?'

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Love, respect and an ability to give great cuddles


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