Why I chose to self-publish
Author Anj Cairns explains how she wrote her first novel, and why she chose to self-publish rather than follow traditional routes.
Writing tips from literary agent Jonny Geller, publisher Alex Clarke and authors Felicia Yap and Lisa Jewell
Jacob Collins, a former student on our Writing Crime Fiction course, shares writing tips from the Rooftop Book Club.
Submission success: how I found an agent for my novel
Kate High explains how she found success with an agent.
Write Advice: editor Diane Johnstone takes questions on editing and agents
Diane Johnstone talks about agents, literary consultants and how to know when a piece is ‘finished’.
Write Advice: PR expert Becky Fincham talks about events and marketing
PR expert Becky Fincham talks about author events, book launches and how to market yourself online.
Write Advice: publisher Mary-Anne Harrington on writing awards and editing
Tinder Press publisher, Mary-Anne Harrington, chats with our Faber Academy course alumni.
Write Advice: Rupert Wallis on point of view, structure and self-publishing
Rupert Wallis talks about point of view, structure and whether to self-publish.
Write Advice: Jacqui Lofthouse on how she became a publisher
Jacqui Lofthouse talks about the perfect synopsis, submissions and how she became a publisher.
Write Advice: Mary-Anne Harrington on open submissions
Mary-Anne Harrington talks to Writing a Novel students about open submissions and the definition of literary fiction.
Write Advice: Mary-Anne Harrington on working with agents and editors
Mary-Anne Harrington talks to Writing a Novel students on working with editors, finding agents and avoiding mistakes.
Write Advice: what do literary agents want?
Literary agent Charlie Campbell reveals what agents look for in a novelist.