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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.
Faber Academy alumnus and author of Hold Your Tongue Deborah Masson shares her journey from taking our Writing a Novel course to getting published.
Author Paul McVeigh talks to our Faber Academy alumni about that all-important opening to a story, creating dark characters and the differences between UK and US literary markets.
In this interview, we speak to author Susmita Bhattacharya about her writing process, finding inspiration and travelling the world on oil tankers.
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.