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Writing Historical Fictionw/ Lauren Chater
A fascination with history can be transformed into daring works of fiction. In this course, writers will discover opportunities to illuminate the past and learn how to shape and write compelling fiction based on rich historical sources. Whether your goal is to write short stories, a novella, or a full-length manuscript, this online program will help open your mind to the creative possibilities of historical fiction.
— October 19, 2022
Writing About Booksw/ Declan Fry
The best writers are also great readers. In this course you will learn to read like a writer – discovering how to read a book closely in order to write reviews for publication and find ways to read to inspire your own creative writing.
— October 20, 2022
Editing Skills for Creative Writersw/ Fiona Wright
Revision and redrafting are essential parts of building a successful manuscript – so understanding how to edit yourself is a necessary step in learning how to write well. Editing yourself as a writer is an important skill to develop before starting out, and crucial to hone as you continue working on your manuscript.
— November 16, 2022
Kickstart Your Memoirw/ Dr Lee Kofman
Have you always wanted to write a memoir, but haven’t been sure where to start? This 8-week course is designed to kickstart your narrative momentum, so that you can really get stuck into the memoir you have been dreaming of writing.
— December 14, 2022
Kickstart Your Novelw/ Pip Smith
This is where you start: The perfect place to develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into the novel you have been dreaming of starting.
— December 15, 2022
Start to Write: Fictionw/ Ben Hobson
Have you always wanted to write fiction? Everyone needs to start somewhere, and Start to Write is the course designed to get you across the basics, as you begin to generate ideas and get your very first words down on the page.
— November 10, 2022
Writing a Lifew/ Arnold Zable
Drawing on thirty years of experience both as an acclaimed writer across the genres and as a lecturer and teacher, Arnold Zable’s new 6-week program will explore the most imaginative and engaging ways to structure and write a life’s story. It will include writing exercises, feedback, mini-talks, and question and answer sessions.
— December 7, 2022
The Book Proposalw/ Rebecca Giggs
Nonfiction can, in many cases, be sold to a publisher off the strength of a book proposal and a set of sample chapters. In this intensive, practical program you will be taught the essentials of putting together a solid working document to show to agents and publishers as a ‘proof of concept.’
— December 17, 2022
Start to Write: Memoir and Nonfictionw/ Patti Miller
Do you have a true story to tell? Is it your story, or the story of someone else? Start to Write is the writing series at the Faber Writing Academy designed to kick-start your writing life.
— November 17, 2022
Writing a Novel Onlinew/ Carrie Tiffany and guests
For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.
— September 26, 2023
Author to Author: Mentorship and Editorial Programw/ Ceridwen Dovey, Mireille Juchau, Rebecca Giggs, Gregory Day, Peggy Frew or Pip Smith
Project plan your manuscript with one-on-one consultations with a leading writer.
You will be paired with a leading author for a series of fortnightly one-on-one consultation sessions to discuss your work, and help you negotiate the roadblocks and challenges you might be facing.