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The Agent Engagement: A one-on-one meeting with a leading literary agent
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with Jane Novak

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $250 / $210 alumni.

One-on-one feedback on your work with an agent.

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NEW SYMPOSIUM: Your Brilliant Writing Career

with Fiona Wright

22 June March 2019

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $195 / $165 alumni

What does it mean to be a writer? What does it really mean? What do you have to give of yourself, and what will you see in return? In this special symposium, memoirist and poet Fiona Wright the author of four critically acclaimed and award-winning books will chart her course from aspiring writer to published author sharing the joys, the pitfalls and the lessons she learnt along the way.

Throughout the day Fiona will be joined by fellow writer Pip Smith and industry experts, as she helps you understand what life is like for a new writer and what opportunities are out there.

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Writing a Novel: Stage 2

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

23 July 1 October 2019 (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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Getting Published as a Writer for Children

with Jane Godwin + guest Davina Bell

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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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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Writing for Children - Beginners

with Anna Fienberg + guest publisher Anna McFarlane

Thursdays, 3 - 24 October 2019

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

Writing for Children is the perfect beginner course for people who wish to write for children and will cover the elements required to create a stand-out manuscript.

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Editing Your Own Writing

with Mark Mordue

Wednesdays, 6.30 - 8.30pm 9 October - 6 November 2019

Allen & Unwin - Sydney
83 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW 2065
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Course fee: $1200 / $1000 alumni.

Learning how to edit your own work, revising individual sentences and redrafting overall stucture, is an essential step in successful writing. This new five-week course will help you develop skills to carry with you for the rest of your writing career.

Includes a copy-edit of a sample of your work by a senior editor.

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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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