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Start to Write

with Paddy O'Reilly

Saturday 10 November 2018

Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Course fee:
$150

You've got great ideas. What do you do next? Start to Write is a brand new one-day course to kickstart your writing life.

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Writing a Life

with Arnold Zable

Saturday 24 November 2018

Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Course fee:
$295
/ $250 alumni

There are many ways of writing a life. This one-day course will help you find the best way to write your life story, how to bring your recollections and research into family history to life, and how to write in a way that will hold the reader.

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Writing for Children and Young Adults

with Martine Murray and guests includeing Sally Rippin

27 Feb - 5 June 2019

Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Course fee:
$1,950
/ $1,655 alumni

The perfect three-month course for people who wish to write for children and young adults.

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Writing a Novel Stage 1

with Toni Jordan and Paddy O'Reilly + guests including leading industry agents/publishers

5 March - 28 May 2019 (3 months)

Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Course fee:
$3,250
/ $2,760 alumni
$2,760 for those who sign up to Writing a Novel: Stage 2 at the same time

Learn to write with the best.
This comprehensive, three-month course for aspiring novelists provides the structure and support you need to head towards the first draft of your novel.

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Writing a Novel Stage 2

with Toni Jordan and Paddy O'Reilly + guests including leading industry agents/publishers

17 July - 24 September 2019 (3 months)

Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Course fee:
$3,250
/ $2,760 alumni

Learn to write with the best.
A comprehensive, three-month course for writers who have completed Writing a Novel Stage 1 or who have a substantially completed rough or first draft of a novel-in-progress.

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Previous Courses


Please note that some of our previous courses may not be scheduled in the future. Check the website for updated details or subscribe for updates here. For more information or to register your interest, please contact the Faber Writing Academy on (02) 8425 0171 or email: faberwritingacademy@allenandunwin.com

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