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Richard Skinner

Richard Skinner is the author of three novels, all published by Faber. 'The Red Dancer' has been translated into seven languages. A translation of 'The Velvet Gentleman' was shortlisted in France for the Prix Livres & Musiques. 'The Velvet Gentleman' is published with 'The Mirror'. He has also written a writer's handbook entitled 'Fiction Writing'. For many years, Richard was an Associate Tutor at Goldsmiths College, London, where he taught on the MA Creative & Life Writing. He is now Director of the Fiction Programme at the Faber Academy and a tutor on its six-month 'Writing a Novel' course. http://richardskinner.weebly.com

Upcoming courses with Richard Skinner

Past courses
Richard Skinner
with Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe in London
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The comprehensive six-month novel-writing course for the serious writer – perhaps the sort of student who might consider an MA in creative writing but is unable to give up full-time work or family commitments to attend a university....
Richard Skinner
with Richard Skinner in London
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A no-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' guide to writing, from people who know how....

Whether it's three days or nine months, a creative writing course is a big commitment—come and find out what the Faber Academy is all about.

Courses that might interest you...

Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

Three-month course with Rowan Coleman in London
Begins 22 April

This three-month course is designed for new and apprentice fiction writers seeking inspiration and guidance. Playful, serious and fun, it proposes to query what writing is and why we do it. The course's aim is to encourage a writerly atmosphere and cultivate engagement with ideas and words.

Writing a Novel | Online

Six-month course with Tom Bromley in your computer
Begins 28 May

Get access to Faber's groundbreaking novel-writing course and content wherever you live at any time of day or night. All the study materials and workshop sessions have been specially devised to fit into a busy schedule.

Write A Short Story in a Weekend

Three-day course with Marcel Theroux , Erica Wagner in London
Begins 20 June

Whether you're an established writer of short fiction or are just starting out, this three-day practical course promises a creative kick-start.

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