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Start... and complete your book!
You’ve always wanted to write a book, but you’ve always been so busy. The truth is there’s never a good time to write a book... but now there’s a good place! You’ll get the structure and dedicated one-to-one support to stay on track and you can take our program at your own pace to fit in with your lifestyle.
You’ll not only get the inside track on exciting creative writing techniques to find your unique voice, you’ll write with confidence knowing your outline is signed off before you start writing and your coach is on hand to give you custom guidance to write all the way to your happy ending. Don’t miss your chance to finally hold that book in your hands.
The Finished Novel Course
The career path for authors. Our most popular plan, a comprehensive program to ensure you create, write and finish your first novel or memoir 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 the most supportive, perfect for beginners and for seasoned writers who want to secure literary agents for a writing career as a published author. Available as a one-year or two-year program.Learn more
The Book in a Year ®
Achieve your ambition on a deadline and a budget. Get access to our three-step program with our core online creative writing courses, coaching and community with The Book in a Year ® plan and save money with this combined package.
You’ll enjoy structured writing assignments and coaching from established writers and editors as you progress through our three courses step by step from initial inspiration to a completed book in a year.Learn more
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 how authors (really) come up with ideas and write their books, we’ve got the creative writing courses for you.
As well as moving beyond a basic understanding of the building blocks of a great story, you can enjoy the benefits of a vibrant writing community and lively group discussions and writing classes every week.
The Classic Course
Our foundation course in storytelling, the Classic Course explores the secrets of the all-time bestselling novels to help you craft your own story as you get started with fiction writing. Enjoy a variety of writing tasks to develop the focus and motivation you need to progress your idea to a brilliant story and outline your novel.
With membership of the world’s favourite writing group for live classes, creative writing tips and an online writing community to enjoy the adventure with new writing friends.Learn more
The Novel Kickstarter
These online creative writing classes will give you 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 with writer coaching.
Includes membership with all the writing resources you’ll need to support your writing journey.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.
Perfect for those with some experience who are looking for that final push and a welcoming online writing community of fellow writers. Writers with a novel idea or even a substantial amount of a first draft they wish to develop further creatively will choose The Novel Development Plan.
The Ninety Day Novel ®
So, you have an idea and have begun writing but maybe you have stalled or got stuck? 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 is the plan designed to help you finish what you’ve started, in style. Many courses for creative writing stop at the first draft, but this supports you onwards as you edit your novel to a publishing standard with professional publishing editors.
It combines course materials from The Ninety Day Novel Course and The Big Edit with writer coaching and editorial support to get you to your last draft.Learn more
The Finishing Touches
If you’re seeking to secure a literary agent and embark on a writing career as a published author, these are our services to take you all the way to achieving your ambition and getting published.
You will get guidance and support on the publishing process, giving you all you need to polish your novel to pitch-perfect, and enter our submissions process to present your work to our world-class literary agency partners.
The Big Edit
For creative writers who’ve got a first or second draft finished and need to edit the work to publishing standards. Your course begins with a session with professional publishing editors to review your storyline and make a comprehensive plan for revision. You will be able to take the flexible course lessons at your own pace and get feedback from writers at our workshop before a forensic pre-submission session with the editorial team to prepare for presentation to our literary agents who represent writers globally.Learn more
Ultimate Manuscript Assessment
An in-depth assessment of your novel from professional publishing editors. Includes a comprehensive report and a live session with one of our experienced editorial team formerly from famous publishing houses such as Penguin Random House.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.
The Advanced Writing Course
Join other experienced writers ready to write their best novel yet with ‘insider’ lessons and writing exercises from a Booker Prize-listed writer coach and add coaching with a bestselling published author buddy to stay on track and meet your deadline.Learn more
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 our online writing group for fiction writers with live writing classes workshops and events! 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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