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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.

65 courses

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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, Joanna Briscoe

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Start Date

Thursday 03 Oct 2024

Application Deadline

Sunday 15 Sep 2024

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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

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6 month +

Tutors

Shelley Weiner, Sabrina Broadbent, Nikesh Shukla

By Application

Start Date

Thursday 03 Oct 2024

Application Deadline

Sunday 15 Sep 2024

£4350
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An Introduction to Writing for Children (Newcastle)

An introduction to Faber Academy's Writing for Children in Newcastle.

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Starting out

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Newcastle

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1-5 days

Start Date

Saturday 16 Mar 2024

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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

Marcel Theroux

Start Date

Saturday 16 Mar 2024

9 more start dates available

£100
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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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London

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard Skinner, Sarah May

Start Date

Saturday 16 Mar 2024

9 more start dates available

£100
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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 16 Mar 2024

4 more start dates available

£75
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Novel Writing

An Introduction to Writing a Novel (Newcastle)

An introduction to Faber Academy's six-month writing course for the serious writer.

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Starting out

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Newcastle

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1-5 days

Tutors

Richard T. Kelly

Start Date

Saturday 16 Mar 2024

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Crime, Novel Writing

Writing Crime

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

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Improving

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Claire McGowan

Start Date

Monday 25 Mar 2024

£695
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Fiction Development

Masterclass: The Idea of Pace

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 25 Mar 2024

£75
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing YA

Spend three months in expert company, learning the key skills any YA writer requires.

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Improving

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Penny Joelson

Start Date

Monday 25 Mar 2024

£695
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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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