Ali is a native Scot living in South Gloucestershire where she writes contemporary and historical fiction. Her coming-of -age novel A Kettle of Fish was published by Thornberry in 2012. Her historical debut In the Blink of an Eye (Linen Press 2018) explores the life of artist and photographer David Octavius Hill. Her short stories have been included in a number of anthologies and in 2019 she was the inaugural winner of the Bristol Short Story Prize (Local Writer) Sansom Award.
https://alibacon.com, Twitter @AliBacon
JUNE 1ST MEETING 2019
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
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