Are you an aspiring writer? Faber Writing Academy is offering a great opportunity – two scholarships to cover the cost of their 6-month course, “Writing a Novel”, one for Sydney, the other for Melbourne.

Writing a Novel is a course which aims to provide students with the structure and support they need to write the first draft of their novel. The course directors are highly experienced, award-winning authors with guests including other top authors, editors, agents and industry professionals. The course directors in 2015 are Kathryn Heyman in Sydney and Paddy O’Reilly and Toni Jordan in Melbourne. The Writing a Novel scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for an emerging novelist who can benefit from the structure of regular workshops as well as one-on-ones with renowned tutors.

You can find out more about how to apply and terms and conditions for the scholarships here. The deadline for scholarship applications is midnight on 6 February 2015 and the two winners will be announced on 20 February 2015. The Writing a Novel course starts in Sydney and Melbourne on 10 March 2015.

Let us know if you apply!