Compare Faber Academy, the Penguin Writers' Academy, Curtis Brown Creative & more with The Novelry.

So you want to learn how to write a book and get published? Drill down into the details of the writing courses available online to start and complete a novel and get support all the way to submission to agents and publishers. 

 

Creative Writing Courses : The Details

So you want to learn how to write a book and get published? Drill down into the details of the writing courses available online to start and complete a novel and get support all the way to submission to agents and publishers.

The Novelry

£495

For 3 months complete course

 Award-winning published novelist author tutor
 One-to-one classes with the tutor
All materials online 
 Personal support 
 Writing group support 
 Published novelists in group
 Writers online forum
 Events  
 Retreats 
 Submissions planning
Links with literary agents and publishers
☑ Published students
 Enrol anytime
 
 
Reviews

The Writers' Academy

£799

For 14 weeks

 Published author tutor (recently enrolled as a student at The Novelry. * See review below.)
 One-to-one classes with the tutor
All materials online 
 Personal support 
 Writers online forum
Links with literary agents and publishers
☑ Published students
✗  Course set dates 
 
 
 

Faber Academy

£4000

For 6 months (selective entry)

Published novelist author tutors
 One-to-one classes with author tutor
 Classes in London
 Personal support 
 Writing group support 
 Events  
Links with literary agents and publishers
☑ Track record of published students
☑ Six months
✗  Course set dates 
 (No online courses to complete a novel. 'The Writing A Novel First 15,000 words' course is shown in the comparison tool.)

Masterclass

£85

Twenty-two lessons

 Award-winning published novelist author video talks
All materials online 
 Writers forum
 22 lessons via 3 hours video
 Enrol anytime

Curtis Brown Creative

£200

Six weeks

Published novelist author tutor
All materials online (six modules)
 Writing group support 
 Writers forum
Links with literary agents and publishers
☑ Track record of published students
✗  Course set dates  
 Six weeks (for writers who have started a novel.)

Writers Online

£260

Two years

 Some published novelist author tutors
 One-to-one classes with author tutor
 PDFs of material
Two years
 
'Two vital parts of the novel are the opening and the ending.'

Writers Bureau

£374

Course by email and post

Director of Studies 'is an expert in constructing, writing and editing home-study courses'
 Personal support 
☑ Track record of published students (one)
☑ Two years
Reviews

Jericho Writers

£1250

 Award-winning published novelist author tutor 
 3 One-to-one classes with author tutor 
 Personal support 
☑ Track record of published students
☑ Not fixed

* Review of The Novelry from The Writers' Academy Tutor.

Dr Barbara Henderson is the novel-writing course tutor at Penguin Randomhouse Writers' Academy. She enrolled and took The Ninety Day Novel ® course at The Novelry in 2017. (Kritikme was renamed The Novelry Sept 2018).

The Novelry - creative writing courses created by a novelist.

I'm Louise Dean. As a published author of 20 years experience I set out to create the best creative writing courses online.

The mission of The Novelry is to make it possible for everyone to write great novels. Happy writing.

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