Tom DoigCreative Nonfiction Bootcamp

with Dr Tom Doig

Saturday 1 June 2019

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

In this one-day course, you will learn the essentials for writing engaging and authentic nonfiction. Whether you’re planning to write first-person memoir or researched reportage, this course will help you find the best way to present your facts. Learn from someone who has successfully written in both modes.

Literary journalist, travel writer and lecturer Dr Tom Doig will lead you through the process of coming up with a promising concept; share research tips and techniques, from interviewing to immersive adventures; and, show what is required to take a project through to completion. With examples of fine creative nonfiction from around the world, this program will teach you what you need to make your writing really work on the page and give audiences what they are looking for.

This program is suitable for both emerging and established writers

The course includes:

• A full day's intensive tuition from 10am - 4pm
• Lunch and regular tea and coffee breaks
• A complimentary copy of a recent A&U publication
• On completion of the course, alumni discounts on future Faber Writing Academy courses and books from the Allen & Unwin Website

About the tutor

Dr Tom Doig is a literary journalist and travel writer. He has written a Mongolian cycling book, Mörön to Mörön: two men, two bikes, one Mongolian misadventure (Allen & Unwin, 2013 ), and two books of narrative journalism about the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire disaster, The Coal Face (Penguin, 2015) and Hazelwood (Penguin Random House, Forthcoming). He teaches creative nonfiction at the University of Melbourne.

Please note in the event of unforeseen circumstances, courses - including tutors and venues - may be subject to cancellation or change.

N.B. you will be charged a booking fee of 50 cents ($0.50). If you have done a course with us before, you qualify for our alumni discount so add your promotional code at the checkout to receive 15% off the full price, or ring us if you do not know the code on 02 8425 0171.

For further information contact Faber Writing Academy: or (02) 8425 0171