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Our tutors are an essential part of the Faber Academy family – meet the writers who bring our courses to life.

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Richard Skinner

Richard is the director of our fiction programme and has been a hugely important part of Faber Academy since its inception in 2009. He is the creator of our flagship Writing a Novel course and has gone on to see a record number of our alumni find major publishing deals. He recently launched a series of ten masterclasses, distilling his experience of teaching on Writing a Novel for over a decade into advanced, intensive evening sessions on specific elements of the writing process.

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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.

My Road to Publication

Academy alumna Sarah Clarke on getting her book deal, and the hope that kept her going

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My Road to Publication
Am I Marmite?

Academy alumna and debut novelist Liz Webb on the perils of writing a character based on yourself

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Am I Marmite?
Ten Questions for Your Character

If you're planning to do some character development this weekend, get started with these ten writing prompts

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Ten Questions for Your Character

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