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

Rewriting the Rules

Alexandra Joel, one of many successful alumini of Patti Miller’s Writing True Stories courses, has just published her memoir Rosetta, and writes about how a Faber Writing Academy course helped shape her writing from a journalism background and break down the writing rules she’d known.Read the rest

Of Tenacity and Tim Tams (and Getting Published)

One of the participants of the recent Getting Published course at Faber Writing Academy with our Publishing Director Sue Hines shares her experiences of the course and what she learned.

My class was as diverse as the front shelves of an independent bookseller; a pediatrician, an engineer, a nurse, a farmer, an IT professional; with some of the group finding their way to Australia from Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and the UK.  … Read the rest