This year is a special one for us at the Professional Writing Academy, it’s our 10-year anniversary and we’re celebrating it a little differently…
Course alumna Penny Batchelor, author of My Perfect Sister and Her New Best Friend, explores disability representation and action in the publishing industry today.
Comedy Women in Print winner Faye Brann explains how her experiences in improv comedy gave her the confidence to pen her first novel.
Michael Lynes shares his experiences of publishing his first novel Blood Libel and learning how to promote himself online and find his readership.
From Zoom book launches to online lit festivals – alumna Penny Batchelor tells us about her debut novel My Perfect Sister and her journey to publication in 2020.
Our founding directors Christina Bunce and Susannah Marriott explain how they started the Professional Writing Academy.
Author AJ Campbell reveals how an online writing community gave her the confidence to write debut novel Leave Well Alone, which became an Amazon bestseller in 2020.
Author and Faber Academy alumna Deborah Masson explores when to submit to agents, dealing with feedback on your work and whether to plan your novel.
Short Story in a Weekend alumna and Mslexia Short Story Competition runner-up Kristen Loesch discusses how taking the course opened her eyes to the power of short fiction.
Author of The Problem with Goats and Sheep and Faber Academy alumna Joanna Cannon explores how an online course set her up for getting published.
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 and The Writing Institute founder Awais Khan talks with our Faber Academy alumni about how he is providing an outlet for writers in Pakistan.