The Big Edit
Have you completed the first draft of your story? If so, it’s time to congratulate yourself and take a breath. And then? It’s time to start the self-editing process.
When you learn how to edit your own work, you take the all-important big step from being a writer to becoming a published author. The skills you’ll learn with our self-editing course will make you a better writer for life. What’s more, when your book is edited and ready, we will be delighted to make a plan for submission to our trusted literary agencies.
52 lessons with a cool clear logic to edit a novel.
Big Five editors
2 in-depth one-on-one sessions to guide your edit.
Live classes with publishing professionals and an online beta-reader workshop.
Literary agency submission
Bespoke submissions service to world-class agents.
1. Turning Pro (6 lessons)
2. Developmental Edit (19 lessons)
3. Line Edit (16 lessons)
4. The Submission Process (11 lessons)
With expert fiction editors
Take the next step to last draft.
You have our 7-day money-back Happy Writing guarantee should you change your mind.
Please note: if you are new to The Novelry, we strongly recommend you take The Novel Development Course to edit and revise your first draft with us to reach the standard required for The Big Edit.
The writing course program with more 5* independent reviews than any other.
‘Absolutely recommended. My editor was incredibly thorough and gave constructive criticism in a kind manner. Having the constructive feedback of a professional editor was tremendously helpful. A pitch is so challenging that an editor’s take on it has been instrumental.’
‘The Big Edit is chock-full of smart, actionable advice, but my editor took my submission package to the next level. She gave me the perfect premise line, went over my first three chapters with her brilliant editorial eye, and gave masterful advice on how to reorganize my book’s timeline to jack up suspense. She then handpicked the perfect agents and gave me the benefit of her industry wisdom throughout the entire submission process. I couldn’t recommend The Novelry more highly.’
‘Joining The Novelry is the best thing I have ever done for my writing. The courses are quality, the support both warm and effective. My novel is now in editing before submission to agents and I have learned so much. Highly recommended.’
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