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Keep up to date with our latest news, discounts, competitions and events, and find out more about the world of writing in our exclusive interviews with authors, agents, publishers, editors, business and screenwriters.
Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price from literary consultancy Cornerstones explain why writers need to learn to edit.
Our Faber Academy alumni speak to Head of Editorial Management at Faber & Faber Anna Davidson about the path to publication and why certain manuscripts are taken on.
Creative Writing for Teenagers tutor Rupert Wallis speaks to our Summer School students about writing routines and how to pursue ‘being a writer’.
Author and The Writing Institute founder Awais Khan talks with our Faber Academy alumni about how he is providing an outlet for writers in Pakistan.
Literary agent Susan Yearwood talks to Faber Academy alumni about what kind of deal authors can expect and the three things her successful authors have in common.
Bestselling author Jo Furniss speaks to our students about how she plots her work, finding an agent and the difficult task of cutting thousands of words.
Writing Romance alumna Sabine Marschner explains that although she writes crime fiction, understanding how to craft romantic relationships has helped her overcome hurdles in her process.
We attended 2019’s Cork World Book Fest and spoke to author Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin (who writes as Sam Blake) about what not to do when pitching to agents.
Faber Academy student Rebecca Ngakane attended 2019’s Winchester Writers’ Festival, and here she tells us why every other writer should do the same.
PR Director Alison Barrow speaks with our Faber Academy alumni about launching books, finding a good book deal and the importance of social media.
In her second session with our students, Eley Williams discusses ways around writer’s block, people she goes to for feedback and when to submit your novel to agents.