Our Faber Writing Academy scholarship winner Michelle Wright, recently shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Unpublished Manuscript Award, shares her thoughts a few weeks into studying on the Writing a Novel course in Melbourne.… Read the rest
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015 Writing a Novel Scholarships being offered by Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin in Sydney and Melbourne. Pip Smith in Sydney and Michelle Wright in Melbourne will each have a free place on our flagship six-month Writing a Novel course.… Read the rest
Faber Writing Academy scholarship winner Sarah Price offers advice on writing and finishing your novel from tutor Charlotte Wood.
Is a novel ever finished? How do you know when you’re done?
Every writer and industry professional that came to speak to the Writing a Novel group at Faber Academy reiterated the same thing: your novel needs to be almost perfectly complete before it is ready for submission.… Read the rest
Many years ago I was told by a YA author that there were two types of writers: settlers and pioneers. According to her, pioneers wrote the whole story from beginning to end without editing or revision.… Read the rest