How to Write a Novel.


Take the online writing course created and coached by an award-winning author.

Supportive, affordable, smart.


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Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to write a novel to publishing standard whatever you do, wherever you are.

Our online writing courses are suitable for writers of any experience, beginning gently with good habits, and developing your writing skills to a publishing standard. We pace your progress to ensure you complete your novel with joy. You'll need one hour a day. Build your confidence as we build your story.

"The Best Course to Write Your Novel."  The BookFox.

You'll be in safe hands.

Get warm-hearted encouragement every step of the way. An experienced author and tutor, Louise Dean 'mothers' her writers.

Winner of the Society of Authors Betty Trask Prize. Nominated for The Guardian First Novel Prize. Winner of Le Prince Maurice Prize. Nominated for the Dublin Literary Prize. 

"Louise is not only an expert on the craft of writing, she is also incredibly smart, witty, creative and an absolute joy to work with." Anna Brandt.

Louise created the writers courses using 20 years of writing experience and 4 novels published internationally by Penguin and others. Enjoy your one-to-one writing classes with Louise live and online. Louise will keep an eye on your progress all the way to a happy ending.

Choose Your Online Writing Course.

Both published and aspiring authors come to The Novelry to refresh their craft skills, hone the story and enjoy the support and accountability that will take them all the way to 'The End'.

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Plan to Write a Classic

The Classic Course will lead you through the magical process of world-building for Children'sYoung Adult or Historical Fiction using the methods of writers like JK Rowling, JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis. Find the story you're meant to write. From £129 or $165. 

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Write Your Novel to the End

Get guidance and coaching from a Man Booker listed novelist. Our famous Ninety Day Novel ® online course will guide you daily, step-by-step, through the writing of your novel all the way to 'The End'. One-to-one tutor sessions online. From £165 / $220. Available in all currencies. 

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Prepare Your Book for Success

Where page-turning plot meets pitch-perfect prose. The 30-lesson online course which will put your story through its paces. Take it before you start or before you go to second draft. Join us as a member to get live feedback on your work from other writers. £95/ $125.

Towards a finished novel

Learn to Write a Novel from the Best Writers.

Find out how to really write a novel. Inspired daily lessons, perfectly paced to coincide with the writing of your novel and you'll be supported every step of the way from the moment you sign up.


Enjoy the Free Warm Up to our Famous Online Writing Course.

Get Ready to Write Your Novel.

Go on, indulge in some new ideas and enjoy some happy reading before you start writing.

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Memberships, Awards, Recognition.

The founder of The Novelry, Louise Dean, is a member of the National Association of Writers in Education, Member of The Society of Authors. Louise Dean was Winner of the Best Newcomer Independent Professionals in Education 2016.


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