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Courses lasting 1–5 days (8)

Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Start Your Novel in Five Days

Come with an idea. Leave with the opening pages of your novel – and the inspiration you need to keep going.

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Starting out

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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Kathryn Heyman, Louise Doughty

Start Date

Monday 10 Oct 2022

£550
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Fiction Development

Start to Write

A no-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing course to kickstart your writing life.

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Starting out

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Online

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1-5 days

Tutors

Sarah May

Start Date

Saturday 15 Oct 2022

£100
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Non-fiction

Start Your Memoir

Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.

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Improving

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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Patti Miller

Start Date

Monday 24 Oct 2022

£550
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Start to Write

A no-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing course to kickstart your writing life.

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Starting out

What do these levels mean?

Location

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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Skinner, Sarah May

Start Date

Saturday 29 Oct 2022

5 more start dates available

£100
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Poetry

Start to Write Poetry

Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

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Starting out

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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Scott

Start Date

Saturday 29 Oct 2022

1 more start date available

£75
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Masterclass: The Idea of Conflict

One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.

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Advanced

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Online

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Skinner

Start Date

Monday 31 Oct 2022

£75
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Start to Write

A no-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing course to kickstart your writing life.

Level

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Starting out

What do these levels mean?

Location

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London

Length

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Skinner, Sarah May

Start Date

Saturday 26 Nov 2022

5 more start dates available

£100
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Close-up image of a notebook open in a woman's lap, with her pen poised to start writing on a blank page
Poetry

Start to Write Poetry

Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

Level

i
Starting out

What do these levels mean?

Location

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London

Length

i
1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Scott

Start Date

Saturday 26 Nov 2022

1 more start date available

£75
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Browse the Reading Room

From author interviews and writing tips to creative writing exercises and reading lists, we've got everything you need to get started – and to keep going.

The Different Types of Editing – and How to Tackle Them

It's time to edit your novel – but what does that even mean? Here's our guide to

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The Books That Inspired Me

Alumna Rebecca King on the books that inspired her brilliant middle grade debut novel

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The Books That Inspired Me
Developing Characters During a Draft

Started a draft but unsure who your cast are yet? Here are some of our favourite exercises

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Developing Characters During a Draft