Trust the reader

Faber Academy Alumni Renee McBryde discusses how she came to be a writer, and how the challenge of writing her first book – a confronting and moving memoir – was aided greatly by Patti Miller’s True Stories course. Read the rest

Fight Club’s producer on how books turn into movies

How does a book get made into a movie? Ross Grayson Bell is the perfect person to answer this question. Ross was the Developer and Producer of the movie Fight Club starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton, and is one of the senior judges for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.Read the rest

Coming out as a writer

Faber Writing Academy alumni Rob McDonald shares his second coming out story, and discusses finding his identity as a writer. 

The Dunedin Botanic Gardens are beautiful. I sit side by side with my Dad in the café whose roof is a giant faded concrete sun umbrella.… Read the rest