Faber Writing Academy News
Gretchen Shirm on Starting fiction – how does it happen?
We asked tutor Gretchen Shirm to tell us more about her experience of getting started as a writer of fiction and the events of 2020 have affected her writing.
Sanaz Fotouhi at the crossroads of motherhood and writing
2020 scholarship winner Sanaz Fotouhi reflects on her experience of Writing a Novel and blending motherhood and writing career.
Discovering and strengthening narrative voice.
Gabriella Marie Kelly-Davies, 2020 Writing True Stories scholarship winner on finding her voice and a course that pushed her into a new writing experience.
Making space for creativity and finding voice by Arty J. Owens
2020 Writing for Children scholarship winner Arty J. Owens started her course in a time of change and turmoil.
Author to Author – exactly what I needed by Annie de Monchaux
Annie de Monchaux, the first person to complete our Author to Author mentoring program, enjoyed a nurturing, inspiring and instructive experience.
Angela Meyer on editing your own work and getting to the big picture
We asked Angela Meyer why it is so important to be able to edit your own work and how you can improve your editorial skills and understanding.
Jacinta di Mase on the joys and challenges of being a literary agent
After more than 20 years in the book industry, Jacinta di Mase started her own literary agency in 2004. We asked her to tell us what happened next.
Peri Wilson, A&U Head of Publicity, tells us what publicists do
Towards the latter part of your publishing journey you will be introduced to your Publicist. Be prepared to tell the story of your story.
Rebecca Kaiser, Editorial Director, answers: What do book editors do?
Rebecca Kaiser, Editorial Director at Allen & Unwin tells us about the editor’s job, their skills and what it takes to make the best book possible.
Keeping the inspiration going when the course is over
How to avoid “becoming lost, tangled in razor-sharp vines, bogged down in treacherous swamps, or overrun by wild animals.”
Kristina Olsson tells us what it takes to be a successful novelist
Does this sound like you? Curious, stubborn, humble and willing to learn. Then perhaps you have what it takes to be a novelist.