Ali Bacon

ali-bacon-webAli 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.,  Twitter @AliBacon



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



In the Blink of an Eye, a novel in short stories