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Write A Novel – six-month daytime courses with the Faber Academy

SIGN UP NOW FOR SEPTEMBER 2017! Think ahead for a creative start to the new year, and put in an application now for a sought-after place. The Faber Academy intensive daytime course offers a chance for committed and ambitious new novelists to: Benefit from the structure of regular workshops covering everything from the first conception of an idea through to getting words…
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The Five Day Short Story at the Faber Academy

Summer 2017 will be here before we know it – and promises to be another fine season for short story writers. This year two five-day courses produced thirty great tales. This year we’re looking for an even more abundant crop. Another FIVE DAY SHORT STORY courses is scheduled, so keep an eye on the Faber Academy website (and mine) for details. The…
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Gold Dust Mentoring for Writers

Training and Mentoring

A limited number of spaces are available for dedicated writers, serious about their fiction, to experience the individual attention, advice and inspiration provided by Shelley under the auspices of the prestigious Gold Dust Mentoring Scheme. An invaluable resource for new and emerging novelists and authors of non-fiction, Gold Dust offers eight hours of face-to-face meetings with…
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Writing Your First Novel and Writing Short Stories – two 60-minute Masterclass eBooks

Do you believe that you have the ability to write a novel, but little idea where to start? Do you yearn to write a perfect short story? Shelley Weiner’s two pithy and informative Guardian Masterclass eBooks offer the perfect mix of practical guidance and friendly support. The prospect of embarking on a novel can feel…
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