Books

Recursion (March 2023)

Set during the Washington, DC 2002 beltway sniper shootings, Recursion begins and ends with a murder, the narrative unfolding through a series of flashbacks and flashforwards that examine the way we make decisions.

Bell’s debut novel, Recursion publishes March 2023 (ELJ Editions). Read an earlier edition of the first chapter here.

Tell Me What You See (December 2022)

From a global pandemic to political overthrow, the past two years have brought profound societal and interpersonal change. The world is no longer the way it used to be — so why is the way we tell stories?

In her debut experimental short fiction collection, Tell Me What You See, Bell uses word and image to capture the horrors of the January 6th US Capitol invasion, NYC coronavirus lockdown, climate change, and more. Available December 2022 from Whiskey Tit. Read early reviews of stories from the collection here.

Writing Through the Classics: Great Expectations (2021)

This edition of Great Expectations adds footnotes to Charles Dickens’ original text that explain the creative writing devices used. Exercises and prompts then guide readers through how to use these same techniques in their own fiction.

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Writing Through the Classics: Pride and Prejudice (2020)

This edition of Pride and Prejudice adds footnotes to Jane Austen’s original text that explain the creative writing devices used. Exercises and prompts then guide readers through how to use these same techniques in their own fiction.

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