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

No more slush pile...

Writing in First, Second and Third Person

With our Writing a Novel course tutor, Carrie Tiffany, we discussed the pros and cons of writing in first, second and third person. Carrie told us that first novels are often in first person, while novels written in third person are often viewed as more commercial.… Read the rest

Recent Faber Academy student successes!

We’re absolutely thrilled to share some fantastic news of student successes from our Faber Academy writing courses, with two students recently signing deals for books developed during their studies this year – including one with us!… Read the rest