Ali Bacon


Other Ways to Write a Novel


Download my notes  from June 1st as a .pdf file using the link below.
Another Way to Write  A Novel

Suggested reading

Novels in stories

There are many more examples. These happen to be those I have read and can recommend!

Benediction, Kent Harulf, Picador 2014

The Spinning Heart, Donal Ryan, Doubleday Ireland 2013

Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout, Simon & Schuster 2011

Hotel World, Ali Smith, Penguin 2002

One I made earlier!

In the Blink of an Eye, Ali Bacon, Linen Press 2018

Novella in flash

Bottled Goods, Sophie Van Llewyn, Fairlight Books, 2018

Three Men on the Edge, Michael Loveday, V Press, 2018

How to Make a Window Snake, (three novellas in flash by Charmaine Wilkerson, Joanna Campbell and Ingrid Jendrzejewski ) Ad Hoc Fiction, 2017

About me

hulf18 (2)I  live in South Gloucestershire where I write contemporary and historical novels and short stories. My background is in academic libraries and IT.
My latest novel In the Blink of an Eye, is available in paperback or e-book from
Linen Press.

You can also find me at or on Twitter @AliBacon


Many thanks to Bath Writers and Artists for offering membership of this exciting group.