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Tagged With: Faber Academy

14 Women and a Man

I signed up for an Faber Academy writing course to help me to find time in my regular working week for a writing commitment while I prepared to start a part-time MA at City University in narrative non-fiction writing later that year.   The course was billed as concentrating on research and technical aspects of writing … Continue reading »

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This is your story

When I embarked on the Faber course, Writing Family History, that spawned this blog, there were some texts we were recommended one being Jacob’s Gift by Jonathan Freedland. In it Freedland posed a question to a rabbi about what Jewishness meant to him. The rabbi replied, ‘This is your family, this is your story, this is … Continue reading »

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Our book launch! A year in the making…

Thursday, 28th June was the launch of our Writing Family History Anthology. It was hosted by Faber Academy at their historic office in Bloomsbury (London). We each had the opportunity to speak about our project and read an excerpt from our stories. The room of family, friends and agents (!) were impressed, intrigued and left … Continue reading »

Categories: How we write, Journeys, Legacies, Men of God, and of Commerce, Out of Africa, Strong Women | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment