Our Fiction Writing Courses and Packages
The Novelry offers a range of fiction writing courses. Wherever you are in your writing journey, we’ve got the online creative writing course for you.
Our carefully designed online courses guide writers through the complete career path to becoming a published author. They have been rated the best online writing courses by independent bodies like The BookFox and Intelligent and are the fiction writing courses most recommended by writers with five-star reviews. You’re in safe hands.
So whether you’re ready to commit to the complete journey or want to take the short courses individually, we’ve got you covered with a range of exciting and inspiring options available in instalment payment plans worldwide.
Our program is really simple. It’s a 3-step process, beginning with building a great story to get youir creative juices flowing (with The Classic Course), followed by writing the first full draft fast with our full support (The Ninety Day Novel Course) and concluding with revising that draft to publishing standards (with The Big Edit).
You can combine our online writing courses for the right package to suit where you are with your writing now. Writers seeking our fullest support will choose The Finished Novel Course. Our packages are combined to save you money versus the cost of purchasing the courses individually. But how you take them is completely up to you!
Unlike other courses, our in person coaching allows you to customise your course so that whether you’re writing a children’s book, a memoir or a novel for adults or young adults in any fiction genre, you can write with a successful published author writing in your area.
We offer genre-specific online workshops to work with other writers, a buzzing and warm-hearted community of fellow students, an online community for sharing work for constructive feedback and plenty of online resources at your fingertips for an active and rewarding writing life.
Our fully online fiction writing courses all come with access for a year, after which it’s easy and affordable to extend your access and membership from just £19.99 or $29.99 a month.
What brings you here?
Creative Writing Courses for Beginners
If you’re uncertain where to start, you’re just beginning and want to develop your fiction writing skills, or you’re a reader who’d like to learn about how authors write their books, we’ve got tailored creative writing courses for you.
As well as moving beyond a basic understanding of the building blocks of a great story, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a writing community and lively group discussions and writing classes every week.
The Classic Course
The online writing classes in our Classic Course explore the secrets of the all-time bestselling novels to help you craft your own story as you get started with fiction writing. A variety of writing tasks develop the focus and motivation you need to progress your idea into a brilliant story.
Just add membership to join the world’s favourite writing group for more creative writing tips and an online writing community!Learn more
The Novel Kickstarter
These online creative writing classes impart the writing skills and knowledge you need to write compelling fiction. The Novel Kickstarter helps you turn your original ideas into a finished draft by combining the course materials from The Classic Course and The Ninety Day Novel Course.
Includes membership with all the writing resources you’ll need to support your writing journey.Learn more
From Once Upon a Time to The End
You’ve always wanted to write a book but you were always too busy. There’s never a good time to write a book, but now there’s a good place, and you can take it at your own pace.
In these online creative writing courses, you’ll not only learn creative writing techniques and find your unique voice, but get the support and structure you need to write your happy ending. Don’t miss your chance to finally hold that book in your hands.
These courses are suitable for beginners ready to get started writing, keen to meet other students and develop their creative writing process.
The Book in a Year ®
If you’re really committed to writing a book and you want access to all three online creative writing courses, The Book in a Year ® is for you.
You’ll get writing assignments and coaching from established writers and editors. It all comes together to form a fully guided pathway through the writing process, from initial inspiration to a completed book.Learn more
The Complete Book in a Year ®
For those committed to turning a compelling story into a finished book, The Complete Book in a Year ® online writing course is perfect.
It includes all the course materials from The Book in a Year plan, plus extra coaching support and in-depth constructive feedback on your fiction from published authors to get you to ‘The End’.Learn more
The Finished Novel Course
These creative writing classes will see you create, write and finish your first book to publishing standards with coaching from a successful writer, in-depth and extensive feedback on your work as you write, and a full manuscript assessment from professional editors.Of our creative writing courses this is perhaps the most supportive, perfect for beginners and for good writers who want to understand how great writing works and take their stories to literary agents to kickstart a writing career.Learn more
Getting That Novel Done!
It’s time. You’ve got your idea, you’ve started on your novel and now you need confidence, motivation and structure to develop memorable characters, pace your plot and get your novel finished.
These online writing courses are perfect for those with some experience of writing who are looking for that final push and a welcoming online writing community of fellow writers.
The Ninety Day Novel ®
This online course has over 100 creative writing classes and author coaching covering a broad range of course materials. From plot structure to character development, it covers the whole writing process.
Here, you’ll get your first draft done and dusted. The End.Learn more
Novel Development Plan
This creative writing course is designed to see you finish what you’ve started. Many courses taught on creative writing stop at the first finished draft, but this one supports you as you edit your novel.
It combines course materials from The Ninety Day Novel Course and The Big Edit to get you to your last draft.Learn more
Becoming a Published Author
If you’re seeking a writing career as a published author, these are the best online writing courses to take you all the way to literary agents and a publishing contract.
They provide guidance and support on the publishing process, giving you all you need on your journey to finding a literary agent and getting published.
The Big Edit
These online writing classes are perfect for creative writers who’ve got a first draft done and need to edit their own writing to publishing standards with editorial guidance. The lessons allow for a flexible schedule. You’ll work with professional publishing editors and enjoy feedback on your work from our team and at the advanced workshop from other students.Learn more
Ultimate Manuscript Assessment
An in-depth assessment of your novel from professional publishing editors. Includes time with one of our editorial team formerly from famous publishing houses such as Penguin Random House.Learn more
The Finished Novel Course
Create, write and finish your first book to publishing standards with coaching, in-depth and extensive feedback on your writing and a full manuscript assessment from professional editors.Learn more
The Advanced Creative Writing Course
The Advanced Creative Writing Course is designed to help experienced writers write their best book yet – whether this is their second novel or their sixth. Make sure to pick the perfect pitch, craft the perfect hook, and write to your highest potential with expert fast-track insights for a page-turning new novel.
Take a look inside our courses
Your self-paced courses are served on a beautiful online platform with video, texts, interactive tools and downloads.
Plus, you get access to an online writing group for fiction writers that’s like Facebook, without the Facebook! We offer a safe, secure, closed space where writers can be themselves, share their writing journey and make new friends. Easy to use, even for the less technical, you’ll love coming home to the wonderful world of The Novelry.
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