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  1. Edit and Submit Your Novel (Online)

    2021-09-30
    2021-12-16
    Online
    online
    EDI15
    Fiction
    A first draft is a rough block of marble: there's a work of art in there, but to find it you're going to need some specialist tools.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 5 September 2021.

    30th September 2021 - 16th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Rose Tomaszewska, Catherine Cho
    A first draft is a rough block of marble: there's a work of art in there, but to find it you're going to need some specialist tools.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 5 September 2021.

    online
  2. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Daytime)

    2021-09-22
    2021-12-08
    London
    onsite
    GSD27
    Fiction
    A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    22nd September 2021 - 8th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sue Gee
    A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    london
  3. Writing Poems

    2021-09-30
    2021-12-16
    London
    onsite
    HWP17
    Poetry
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – at Faber, the home of British poetry.
    30th September 2021 - 16th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – at Faber, the home of British poetry.
    london
  4. Poetry Salon (Online)

    2021-09-27
    2021-12-13
    Online
    online
    PSO4
    Poetry
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly two-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones.
    27th September 2021 - 13th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly two-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones.
    online
  5. Masterclass: Coming at Character from All Angles (Online)

    2021-06-21
    2021-06-21
    Online
    online
    1MC3
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    21st June 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  6. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Online)

    2021-06-28
    2021-08-22
    Online
    online
    GSO38
    Fiction
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    28th June 2021 - 22nd August 2021

    Eight weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Helen Shipman
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    online
  7. The Five Day Short Story

    2021-07-12
    2021-07-16
    Online
    online
    5DS13
    Fiction
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story during this week-long intensive online course.
    12th - 16th July 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story during this week-long intensive online course.
    online
  8. Finding Your Voice: Perspective and Narrators in Fiction

    2021-07-19
    2021-07-23
    Online
    online
    VPF1
    Fiction
    Whether you're starting a novel or just feeling stuck with your writing, return to fiction's single most important question: who is telling this story – and how?
    19th - 23rd July 2021

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway, Nikesh Shukla
    Whether you're starting a novel or just feeling stuck with your writing, return to fiction's single most important question: who is telling this story – and how?
    online
  9. Fiction Boot Camp (Five Days)

    2021-07-26
    2021-07-30
    Online
    online
    FBC10
    Fiction
    A one-week online bootcamp with Erica Wagner and guest TBC to kickstart your project, whether you’re starting out or in the middle: inspiration for all.
    26th - 30th July 2021

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Erica Wagner
    A one-week online bootcamp with Erica Wagner and guest TBC to kickstart your project, whether you’re starting out or in the middle: inspiration for all.
    online
  10. Start To Write

    2021-07-31
    2021-07-31
    Online
    online
    1DJUL21
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    31st July 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    online
  11. Start to Write Poetry (Online)

    2021-07-31
    2021-07-31
    Online
    online
    1DP17
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    31st July 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    online
  12. Writing Lives (Online)

    2021-08-09
    2021-08-13
    Online
    online
    WLO2
    Fiction
    Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.
    9th - 13th August 2021

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.
    online
  13. Writing Women (Online)

    2021-08-16
    2021-08-20
    Online
    online
    WWM3
    Fiction

    What kind of writing effectively captures the textures and quandaries of women’s lives? What techniques will you need to bring these textures into your own writing?

    Taught by Katherine Angel, with guest tutor TBC.

    16th - 20th August 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Katherine Angel

    What kind of writing effectively captures the textures and quandaries of women’s lives? What techniques will you need to bring these textures into your own writing?

    Taught by Katherine Angel, with guest tutor TBC.

    online
  14. Writing Audio Drama: from Radio Plays to Podcasts (Online)

    2021-08-23
    2021-08-27
    Online
    online
    WAD1
    Fiction
    Learn to write gripping audio drama with an intensive week-long course on story, structure and technique – and take an in-depth look at the growing market for this exciting form.
    23rd - 27th August 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Mike Harris
    Learn to write gripping audio drama with an intensive week-long course on story, structure and technique – and take an in-depth look at the growing market for this exciting form.
    online
  15. Start To Write

    2021-08-28
    2021-08-28
    Online
    online
    1DAUG21
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    28th August 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    online
  16. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character (Online)

    2021-09-04
    2021-09-25
    Online
    online
    GIC7
    Fiction
    Learn and apply psychoanalytic theories to your characters in this unique four-week course – all the tools you’ll need to create rich, convincing inner lives for the people at the heart of your novel.
    4th - 25th September 2021

    One month
    Improving
    Fiction
    Arabel Charlaff
    Learn and apply psychoanalytic theories to your characters in this unique four-week course – all the tools you’ll need to create rich, convincing inner lives for the people at the heart of your novel.
    online
  17. The Five Day Short Story

    2021-09-06
    2021-09-10
    London
    onsite
    5DS14
    Fiction
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    6th - 10th September 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  18. The Writer's Toolkit (Online)

    2021-09-13
    2021-09-17
    Online
    online
    WIC2
    Fiction
    Whether you're looking for inspiration for a new project or the focus to keep going with your novel, take your writing to the next level with this online writing retreat.
    13th - 17th September 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Marcel Theroux
    Whether you're looking for inspiration for a new project or the focus to keep going with your novel, take your writing to the next level with this online writing retreat.
    online
  19. Kickstart Your Novel

    2021-09-13
    2021-11-07
    Online
    online
    KYN6
    Fiction
    The perfect way to take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.
    13th September 2021 - 7th November 2021

    Eight weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Ayisha Malik
    The perfect way to take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.
    online
  20. Create Brilliant Characters

    2021-09-13
    2021-10-10
    Online
    online
    CBC28
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    13th September 2021 - 10th October 2021

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    online
  21. Advanced Short Stories (Online)

    2021-09-16
    2021-12-02
    Online
    online
    WBSS4
    Fiction
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    16th September 2021 - 2nd December 2021

    12 weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Lucy Caldwell
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    online
  22. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Online)

    2021-09-20
    2021-11-14
    Online
    online
    GSO39
    Fiction
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    20th September 2021 - 14th November 2021

    Eight weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Helen Shipman
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    online
  23. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2021-09-20
    2021-10-17
    Online
    online
    OSW18
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    20th September 2021 - 17th October 2021

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    online
  24. Writing A Novel (Online)

    2021-09-22
    2022-05-04
    Online
    online
    WNO33
    Fiction

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 5 September.

    22nd September 2021 - 4th May 2022

    Twenty-eight weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Sarah May

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 5 September.

    online
  25. Start To Write

    2021-09-25
    2021-09-25
    Online
    online
    1DSEP21
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    25th September 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    online
  26. Writing Fiction

    2021-09-23
    2021-12-09
    London
    onsite
    WRF1
    Fiction
    Whether you're just starting out or trying to revitalise your writing process, find your feet in fiction with this intensive twelve-week course – and learn to write in a way that belongs entirely to you.
    23rd September 2021 - 9th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway
    Whether you're just starting out or trying to revitalise your writing process, find your feet in fiction with this intensive twelve-week course – and learn to write in a way that belongs entirely to you.
    london
  27. Start to Write Poetry (Online)

    2021-09-25
    2021-09-25
    Online
    online
    1DP18
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    25th September 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    online
  28. Writing Crime

    2021-09-27
    2021-12-13
    London
    onsite
    CRI1
    Fiction
    Crime fiction is now the biggest-selling genre in the fiction marketplace. Writing Crime is for those with an interest in crime fiction and a desire to develop their writing skills.
    27th September 2021 - 13th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Fiona Cummins
    Crime fiction is now the biggest-selling genre in the fiction marketplace. Writing Crime is for those with an interest in crime fiction and a desire to develop their writing skills.
    london
  29. Masterclass: Triangles and Squares in Fiction (Online)

    2021-09-27
    2021-09-27
    Online
    online
    1MC4
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    27th September 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  30. Finish Your Draft (Online)

    2021-09-27
    2022-07-18
    Online
    online
    FDO32
    Fiction
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 12 September.

    27th September 2021 - 18th July 2022

    Ten months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 12 September.

    online
  31. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    2021-09-29
    2022-03-09
    London
    onsite
    WAN22
    Fiction
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    29th September 2021 - 9th March 2022

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Richard T. Kelly, Joanna Briscoe, Sarah May, Sabrina Broadbent
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    london
  32. Advanced Poetry (Online)

    2021-10-04
    2022-03-21
    Online
    online
    APO2
    Poetry

    A dedicated, involved six-month course for the committed aspiring poet.

    The application deadline for this course will be midnight on Sunday 20 September.

    4th October 2021 - 21st March 2022

    Six months
    Advanced
    Poetry
    Daljit Nagra, Rachael Allen

    A dedicated, involved six-month course for the committed aspiring poet.

    The application deadline for this course will be midnight on Sunday 20 September.

    online
  33. Read Like A Writer

    2021-10-04
    2021-10-31
    Online
    online
    RLW22
    Fiction
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    4th - 31st October 2021

    Four weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    online
  34. Writing A Novel (Daytime)

    2021-10-07
    2022-03-10
    London
    onsite
    WND17
    Fiction
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    7th October 2021 - 10th March 2022

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner, Nikesh Shukla
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    london
  35. Writing Crime (Online)

    2021-10-11
    2021-12-05
    Online
    online
    WCO5
    Fiction
    Learn the secrets of the UK's most popular genre – and begin work on your own crime novel.
    11th October 2021 - 5th December 2021

    Eight weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Andrew Wilson
    Learn the secrets of the UK's most popular genre – and begin work on your own crime novel.
    online
  36. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2021-10-11
    2021-11-07
    Online
    online
    OSP25
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    11th October 2021 - 7th November 2021

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    online
  37. Writing YA (Online)

    2021-10-18
    2021-12-12
    Online
    online
    YAO4
    Fiction
    Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.
    18th October 2021 - 12th December 2021

    Eight weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Lee Weatherly
    Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.
    online
  38. Masterclass: The Idea of Conflict (Online)

    2021-10-25
    2021-10-25
    Online
    online
    1MC5
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    25th October 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  39. Fiction Skills: Research

    2021-11-02
    2021-11-29
    Online
    online
    OSR15
    Fiction
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    2nd - 29th November 2021

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Philip Marsden
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    online
  40. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2021-11-08
    2021-12-05
    Online
    online
    OSW19
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    8th November 2021 - 5th December 2021

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    online
  41. Masterclass: Plotting (Online)

    2021-11-29
    2021-11-29
    Online
    online
    1MC6
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    29th November 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  42. Masterclass: The Whole Writing Process in One Go (Online)

    2021-12-13
    2021-12-13
    Online
    online
    1MC7
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    13th December 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  43. Writing Short Stories (Online)

    2022-01-20
    2022-04-07
    Online
    online
    WSS9
    Fiction
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    20th January 2022 - 7th April 2022

    12 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Lucy Caldwell
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    online
  44. Masterclass: Editing (Online)

    2022-01-31
    2022-01-31
    Online
    online
    1MC8
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    31st January 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  45. Masterclass: Synopses (Online)

    2022-02-28
    2022-02-28
    Online
    online
    1MC9
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    28th February 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  46. Masterclass: Planning and Writing The Mirror (Online)

    2022-03-28
    2022-03-28
    Online
    online
    1MC10
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    28th March 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
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