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Start to Write

Faber Writing Academy

About the Course

with Kathryn Heyman

You've got great ideas or a burning desire to write.

What do you do next?

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

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

  • What are the crucial ingredients of a great story? 
  • What makes a great opening?
  • How do you know what to leave in and what to take out?

Join Kathryn Heyman at the Faber Writing Academy to find out.

PLUS! As well as a great day's intensive teaching, you'll then also 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 great mix of theory and practice.'
Kim, Start to Write (Sydney)

'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, Start to Write (Sydney)

Praise from Kathryn's Writing a Novel students

'I found Kathryn to be funny, wise, professional and highly skilled at teaching the craft. I think she is a gifted teacher.'

'I can't speak high enough of Kathryn Heyman... She is seriously good.'


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