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Start to Write

Faber Writing Academy

About the Course

with Paddy O'Reilly

You've got great ideas.

What do you do next?

Start to Write is a one-day writing course to kick-start your writing life.

In the Melbourne office of Australia's largest independent publisher, you'll get the hands-on teaching you need to start writing from acclaimed tutor and novelist Paddy O'Reilly. You'll be writing there and then, getting instant responses, experimenting with structure and techniques, plus gaining tips on what to do next to start your writing life.

  • Discover the tools you need to start writing. 
  • Overcome common problems shared by emerging writers.
  • Understand the fundamentals of fiction.

PLUS! As well as a great day's intensive teaching, you'll then be entitled to our alumni discount (15% off courses) - so if you're considering a Faber Writing Academy course, why not try us out first?

START TO WRITE - a no-excuses, let's-get-going, beginner's guide to writing, from people who know how.

There are limited places available on this course. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

Praise for Start to Write

'A kick in the pants to start writing.' Julia (2015)

'I've been to a lot of creative workshops, and this was one of the best - the atmosphere was non-critical and collaborative... I wholeheartedly recommend this course to anyone who wants to write but doesn't know where to start.' Samantha (2014)

'The Start to Write workshop does exactly what it says. I'm now equipped with all the tools I need to start my journey to writing fiction.' Amey (2014)


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