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

Prospecting for Gold at Faber Writing Academy

Narelle Hill, one of our Faber Writing Academy students, recently completed our Writing a Novel course in Melbourne, and explains the changes to her writing while undertaking the course.

A lot of people, including me, want to be published authors.… Read the rest

On learning to write, and how to love it

Pip Smith, 2015 scholarship winner for our Faber Writing Academy Writing a Novel course in Sydney shares what she learned during the course:

Sometimes it feels as if my novel-writing process grinds forward with the speed of shifting tectonic plates.… Read the rest