Get Published.

Editing Your Novel Course.

Go from being a writer to a published author. Our online editing course will put your story through its paces. Get pitch perfect and land that contract.

Start today for just $125
Start today for just £95

This is The Novelry. 

The place novelists - published and aspiring authors - call home. 

Where writers become authors. The unique, practical and inspired guidance will help you complete the book you've always wanted to write. Created by Booker Prize listed author Louise Dean. 

We are the home of happy writing. 

So You Want to Get Published?

Apply the simple clarity of purpose and logic of the 30 lessons of our Editing Course to get your story straight. Be confident that you know how to evaluate what you’re writing and create a meaningful, powerful story, word by word. Just £95 or $125. Put your plot through its paces and produce polished prose.

The Big Edit.

For graduates of our Ninety Day Novel course only.

We offer this fully-mentored course as a carefully managed process to pitch for publication to our novel course graduates.

Why? Because they will have an excellent first draft that is more likely make it through this rigorous process. 

The Big Edit includes two working sessions with your tutor and feedback on your work given via recording and a report. £399 or $499.


A Unique Process with One-to-One Creative Direction.


Red Light. Use the first two phases of the course to prepare a plan for review. Book your first online working session. 

Amber Light. Revise your novel using the next two phases of the course. Show your work chapter by chapter to our fellow writer members for their developmental feedback and constructive encouragement.

Green Light. Submit the first three chapters for the second working session. You will get clear guidance to develop the work or if you’re ready The Novelry will submit to our partner agencies on your behalf where and when appropriate. Please note submission to agents on your behalf is not guaranteed.

“The Best Course for Editing Your Novel.”

(The BookFox)

“I like writing, but I love editing!” Louise Dean.

This is the course constructed by Booker listed, prize-winning author Louise Dean to guide writers determined to score a win. When you know what your true purpose is, and you have a clear story arc, it’s such a joy to revise your first draft. Enjoy watching a professional writer's book emerge. 

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The Editing Course

£95 or $125

Single payment

  • Over 30 lessons online to revise your novel step-by-step 
  • a guide to literary agents and publishers accepting submissions 
  • tools and downloads for the perfect plot structure
  • 12 months access
  • Purchase in USD $125 here

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The Big Edit

£399 or $499


  • The Editing Course
  • Two coaching calls: one to direct your re-write for commercial success, one with feedback on your work to prepare for our pitch
  • One-to-one support with our unique three-step process and the stewardship of The Novelry
  • 12 months access and membership
  • Purchase in USD $499 here
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The Logical Creative Writing Course.

Like a cool glass of water after the heat and fury of writing your novel. Take it step by step, putting the reader's attachment to your story first.

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Get Ready to Revise.

Getting professional with the manuscript. Becoming the wise reader not the indulgent author! Setting up the novel folder. Check your organisation. Perform a medical on that mansucript Six lessons.

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The Story Structure.

Make it muscular. How to check it’s all working together as one lean body of thought. The Title. The Hook. The Synopsis. Apply the Five F's ® of perfect novel story telling. The Midpoint. The absolute essentials to guide the new draft. Six lessons.

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Chapter and Verse.

Apply our method to every element of your work. Voice. Perspective. Character. The First Sentence. Your line by line style. Precisely which word to use? revise overwriting and backstory. Learn how to avoid the ‘Cardinal Sins’ which will get your work rejected. Nine lessons.

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Successful Submission.

Know when it’s ready to roll. How to prepare the ideal submissions package. Last manuscript checks. Getting pitch perfect. How to secure agents and publishers. Where to find the right literary agent or editor for your genre. Ten lessons. 

“Half my life is an act of revision.”

John Irving.

Our Literary Agency Friends.


We work with leading global literary agencies who represent authors in every country. Our partner literary agents cover the globe, working internationally and are AAA and AAR members. As individuals, they are known and vouched for by The Novelry.

Literary agencies like to work with The Novelry because the standard of work is so high. 

We ask that they VIP fast track our writers and if and when we pitch your work to them, they do! It’s a love story with a happy ending.

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English as a Second Language?


Our online course content can be read aloud in multiple languages using a natural and engaging voice to transform your reading experience. We offer our pages in 99 languages; with speak translated text aloud in 40 languages. You will find a SPEAK button in your course and you can use it to start the text reading aloud to you. You can change the speed, and the language of playback. You can magnify text too. Simply perfect. Read more and try it for yourself here.

We believe in digital inclusion - where life stage, visual impairment, dyslexia or dis/ability aren’t barriers to learning to write a novel. Our courses are suitable for writers at all stages of their writing. Lessons are given by video and text and can be viewed on any internet-connected device - desktop computer, tablet, smart phone - through our website or our app for Apple iOS and Android. 

Any questions? Try our FAQ page here.

Or contact us here.

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