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

The Faber Academy‘s six-month ‘Writing a Novel’ courses have never been more sought after or heavily oversubscribed. Think now about applying for October 2023, when the next series of selective courses begins. Shelley’s daytime courses run each Tuesday and Thursday, offering a chance for committed and ambitious new novelists to: Benefit from the structure of regular…
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The Faber Academy Five Day Short Story

‘I still can’t believe what we achieved in a week,’ said Louise – one of the participants in last summer’s FIVE DAY SHORT STORY course. In five stimulating days you’ll have hands-on experience at turning theory into practical effect. Learn from the greats – from Chekhov, Hemingway, Munro and others – while being nurtured and…
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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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