How to Start Writing a Book.
Where do authors get their ideas from? Here's where you'll find out. The Classic Course will help you to start writing a book based on the secrets of the bestselling authors of all time. Learn the ingredients for story success and get started writing a book for adults or children. Unlock the story inside of you.
Start Writing Your Book.
How do authors start writing a book? All creative thinking combines the familiar with a twist. Something borrowed and something new. We'll show you how. We'll combine the ingredients of the bestselling books of all time with your unique interests to create a powerful, original story. We're going to dig deep into the first stories that moved you to unearth the story only you can tell. Learn the plot elements used by bestselling authors JK Rowling, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis and more.
Create your book idea in 45 gripping lessons on our cult creative writing course. You’ll leave the course with your unique and original story idea and plot mapped out, ready to write the book you're meant to write.
Your Story Idea Starts Here. With the 'Mind-Blowing' Course.
Delve into the Secrets of the All-Time Bestsellers and Start Writing Your Book.
You'll be on the edge of your seat.
A stand-alone course to take at your own speed in your own time. The lessons may take you 20 to 30 minutes to read, and the prompts or exercises can take as long as you want to give them. They'll certainly get you thinking, and creating! The course was created to help you come up with a big story idea. No previous experience or written work in progress needed. Here's where your story starts. We'll begin at the very beginning. Once upon a time...
Start Writing Your Book With Guidance From a Booker Prize Listed Author.
The Classic Course Author, Louise Dean. Your Guide.
With a masters degree in History from Cambridge University, author Louise Dean has won The Betty Trask Prize, Le Prince Maurice Prize, been nominated for The Guardian First Book Prize, and longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award and the Booker Prize. She was a finalist for the Costa Coffee Book Awards Short Story 2021.
Her novels have been published internationally by Penguin Randomhouse and praised by fellow authors Ali Smith and the Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee. You're in safe hands.
“Still, I wonder if we shall ever be put into songs or tales. We're in one, of course, but I mean: put into words, you know, told by the fireside, or read out of a great big book with red and black letters, years and years afterwards.”
The Classic Course Plans.
Choose the Box Set plan for immediate access to all 45 lessons to take at your own speed over the year of access to the course.
Choose the Daily format for a lesson-a-day drip-fed to pace your journey.
You'll want to allow time to make notes as the creative possibilities multiply. At the end of the course you'll have an idea and a plan for the story only you can write. The story you were meant to write. If you have an 'inkling' of an idea already, or a novel in progress, this course will transform it into a powerful and original story. Don't miss it.
The “Mind-Blowing” Writing Course Reviews.
“If you believe in magic, and I like to think we all do, then this course shows you how to create it in your writing.”
“Whether you are writing for adults or children it sprinkles glitter over necessary rules and gift wraps essential tools, then Louise waves her wand and sets you free. In one of the lessons, Louise writes “It's about life within life, and reclaiming our lives for ourselves through our senses and ennobling our purpose. ” This is more than a writing course this is a course on how to enrich your life by really seeing what is in front of your eyes. And once Louise shows you how to see it you can never unsee it.” Trisha Smith, South Africa.
“I loved the Classic Course”
“I just want to thank you for putting in the time and effort to create this beautiful course filled with so much knowledge and information on how some of the most important aspects of classical storytelling - and tying it all together. I learned not just about crafting a story, but so much more. It reminded me I am excited about being a writer. It inspired me to keep going.”
“I came to the course with an idea for my story, actually a first draft. The Classic course enriched this idea immensely. The last bit was amazing - seeing how authors have sat on the shoulders of giants.”
“You'll feel like you belong.”
“The Classic course guides you step-by-step through the structure of the classic while engaging with your soul in a way that makes your imagination start to mature towards ideas that matter. I felt challenged while being championed at this budding stage and it was essential to building my confidence that yes - I can do this.”
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“One of the top ten creative writing holidays in the world.” The Telegraph.
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