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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pasta. Every variety, with any sauce. I would never, ever tire of it but I would 'spare tyre’ of it. Geddit? Pasta. Fattening. Spare tyre… oh, never mind.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I’ve had recurring nightmares about tsunamis ever since I was a child – except back then I knew them as tidal waves. For that reason my husband knows that we will never, ever live by the sea.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Bridget Jones. She has to be one of the most loveable characters of the last century. I also believe that chick lit as we know it would not exist without her.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People (ok, my husband) twiddling about with his iphone when I’m trying to talk to him. Obviously it is totally fine when I do it though…


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