Writing a Novel to Get Published.





Start the Big Edit today.

The Writing Course for a Final Draft.

Go from being a writer to an author. This course will put your story through its paces. Apply the simple clarity of purpose and logic of these 30 lessons 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. Get pitch perfect and land that contract.

Get Ready To Revise

Getting professional with the manuscript. Setting up the novel folder. Check your organisation. 6 lessons.

The Story Structure

How to check it's all working together as one muscle. The Title. The Hook. The Synopsis. The Five F's. The Midpoint. The absolute essentials to guide the new draft. 6 lessons.

Chapter & Verse

Apply our method to every element of your work. Voice. Perspective. Character. The First Sentence. Your line by line style. Learn how to avoid the 'Cardinal Sins' which will get your work rejected. 9 lessons.

Successful Submission

Know when it's ready. Get valuable feedback from beta-readers and professionals here. The ideal submissions package. Get pitch perfect. How to secure agents and publishers. 10 lessons.

"The Best Course for Editing Your Novel." 

(The BookFox.)

'The Editing Course is a safe homecoming for writers who've been sailing the choppy seas of the first draft. It's both pragmatic and inspiring - from how to lay out a manuscript for submission, to interrogating structure, dialogue, characters, sentences, words, hook...I know that, once I've completed it, my manuscript will be as professionally executed as it can be. And here's a weird thing - I shall be using the Editing Course when I construct my next novel. It's the only 'reversible' course I've ever encountered! '

Susan Nott-Bower.

£95 for 30 lessons

I like writing, but I love editing.


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. This is my favourite course. Enjoy watching your book emerge. (Click on the dots below to see some of what's inside the course.)

The All-Important Extras

Get set for successful submission to literary agencies and publishers.

1. Become a Member

Enjoy access to author tutor Louise Dean and to the wise eyes of over 100 published and aspiring novelists in our kindly community. Access to The Novelry Lodge, our forum and workshop for feedback on your work. At just £14.99 a month.

Become a member

2. Agree the Plan

Discuss your story with author tutor Louise Dean as you start work to ensure you're off on the right track with your next draft of your novel. For members, these one-to-one calls can be purchased at just £65 for 45 minutes. 

Add a chat with Louise Dean

3. Get Feedback

Get a point of view on your work, whether it's the first chapters or the story outline and synopsis to 2500. Find out if it's working. For members only, Book a call with Louise which includes her reading and advice at £125.

Book a feedback call
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