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Creative Writing Courses

Our creative writing courses are run by award-winning authors and industry experts from Faber and beyond. Whether you’re just starting out or an experienced writer taking the next step in your career, we offer the support and structure you need to achieve your writing goals.

52 courses

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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing a Novel (Online)

A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team.

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Advanced

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Online

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6 month +

Tutors

Lee Weatherly, Peter Benson, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

By Application

Start Date

Wednesday 18 Jan 2023

Application Deadline

Sunday 08 Jan 2023

£2500
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Novel Writing

Writing a Novel (Evening)

A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing.

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Advanced

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London

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6 month +

Tutors

Richard T. Kelly, Sarah May, Nikesh Shukla

By Application

Start Date

Tuesday 24 Jan 2023

Application Deadline

Wednesday 04 Jan 2023

£4000
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing a Novel (Daytime)

A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing.

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Advanced

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London

Length

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6 month +

Tutors

Nikesh Shukla, Shelley Weiner

By Application

Start Date

Tuesday 24 Jan 2023

Application Deadline

Wednesday 04 Jan 2023

£4000
Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing a Novel (Newcastle)

A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing.

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Advanced

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Newcastle

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6 month +

Tutors

Preti Taneja

By Application

Start Date

Tuesday 21 Mar 2023

Application Deadline

Sunday 05 Mar 2023

£3000
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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

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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Skinner, Sarah May

Start Date

Saturday 17 Dec 2022

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£100
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Masterclass: The Whole Writing Process in One Go

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 19 Dec 2022

£75
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience.

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Starting out

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Online

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8 weeks

Tutors

Helen Shipman

Start Date

Monday 09 Jan 2023

£350
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Non-fiction

Memoir and Life Writing

How to write a life – let alone your own? Spend three months in expert company, asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.

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Improving

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Online

Length

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12 weeks

Tutors

Miranda Doyle

Start Date

Thursday 12 Jan 2023

£795
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Kickstart Your Novel

Take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.

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Starting out

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Online

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8 weeks

Tutors

Susmita Bhattacharya

Start Date

Monday 16 Jan 2023

£495
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Poetry

Writing Poems

A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country.

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Starting out

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Monday 16 Jan 2023

£595
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Poetry

The Salon: Developing Your Poems

Join Richard Scott and Maurice Riordan for this twelve-week intermediate course – find new paths for your work, broaden your understanding of the craft and meet a group of supportive, like-minded poets.

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Starting out

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott, Daljit Nagra, Emily Berry

Start Date

Thursday 19 Jan 2023

£595
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Manuscript Assessment

Get comprehensive editorial feedback on your manuscript from our experienced readers – whether it’s still a work-in-progress or you’re preparing to submit to literary agents.

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Mentoring

We offer a range of mentoring options if you’d prefer to work one-on-one with an established writer to help you shape your project and realise your writing ambitions.

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