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Writing for Children - beginners

with Anna Fienberg
+ guest Anna McFarlane

14 June - 5 July 2018

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee:
$500 / $425 alumni

The perfect beginner course for people who wish to write for children and young adults. Discover the elements required to create a stand-out manuscript.

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Finish that Book! - A special 1-day masterclass for writers

with Claire Corbett

16 June 2018

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee:
$295 / $250 alumni

This workshop is ideal for those who have been working on a book for some time or feel they are ‘stuck’ and not progressing with their manuscript.

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Writing a Novel - Stage 2

with Kathryn Heyman or James Bradley
+ guests, including leading industry agents/publishers

17 July - 25 September 2018 (3 months)

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee:
$3,250 / $2,760 alumni

Write your novel and write it well.

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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Teen writers - unlock your ideas! (for 12-18 year olds)
School holiday workshops

with Kirsty Eagar

Tuesday 10 July 2018 (9am to 1pm)

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee:
$150 / $125 family of alumni

This workshop will help teens unlock the creative potential of their own ideas. Students with an interest in writing will learn how to harness the engine of story to become ‘finishers’. Those who don't think they can write will discover they have everything they need to create compelling characters and vivid worlds.

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Teen writers - craft your way out of any situation!
(for 12-18 year olds)
School holiday workshops

with Kirsty Eagar

Wednesday 11 July 2018 (9am to 1pm)

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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(Please note access is via stairs)

Course fee:
$150 / $125 family of alumni

This workshop will challenge teens with unexpected story situations and give them the tools to craft a creative response. Students with an interest in writing will benefit from learning a working writer’s process. Those who don't think they can write will gain confidence in their storytelling ability.

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Getting Published -
Insider reveals how to get your foot in the door

with Annette Barlow

Saturday 11 August 2018

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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(Please note access is via stairs)

Course fee:
$295 / $250 alumni

A one-day course offering aspiring writers the opportunity to find out what really goes on inside a publishing house, how publishers make their choices and how to improve one's chances of publication.

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Getting Published as a Writer for Children

with Jane Godwin & guest Davina Bell

Saturday 8 September 2018

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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(Please note access is via stairs)

Course fee:
$295 / $250 alumni

Are you a new writer for children? This one-day course offers an understanding of what goes on inside a publishing house, how publishers make their choices, how to give yourself the best chance of publication and what to expect from the publishing process. Learn more about the industry, explore different ways to build a strong story and become aware of common pitfalls.

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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

Short Courses | One to Three Month Courses