The Novel Writing Course.

The Ninety Day Novel ® course will build your skills and confidence for a lifetime of productive writing. Daily support and one-to-one coaching. Start today at just £299 or $425 a month for 3 months. Happy writing guaranteed.

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Start and Complete a Novel.

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Most writers can write, but so many struggle with 'story'. The Novelry helps writers become published authors by making sure they crack the story first. Enjoy pain-free plotting and lean on the daily step-by-step guidance.

You’ll enjoy the fresh, fun, practical, honest guidance via video and text lessons. You'll be learning the techniques of the world's most successful authors. We teach from the great novels of every genre and our online novel writing course is suitable for all writers keen to tell a compelling story in style. We warmly welcome beginners and old hands. Whether it's your first or third novel, you'll benefit from the support. Your published author tutor will be alongside you to keep you on track. 

Achieve your ambition. Get that novel done.

 
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Dedicated one-to-one tutor sessions.

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Game-changing courses.

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The writing group open 24/7. 

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With leading agency partners.

“For many years I thought that having enough time was the major impediment. I now know that was the least of it.”

A graduate of our Ninety Day Novel ® 

 Every Step of The Way.

A step-by-step guided process daily. 

When you sign up you will have 7 days of guidance to develop the idea and at your first tutor session we'll roll sleeves up and get your story straight. We make a custom plan for your success. You'll be writing with confidence.

Your course is a mix of lessons by video and text daily, personal tutor coaching (live, online and one-to-one ) and community support with exciting and inspiring live classes with world-class authors.

There's no better place for a novelist who means business. We've got this.

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The Ninety Day Novel Course.

A year's access to the fully tutored course for 3 payments of £299 or $425 a month. Start today.
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Over 100 lessons. One a day. A year's access and membership. With 6 private coaching sessions with a tutor. At the very first session, you'll make a custom plan with your tutor for your writing to achieve your ambition and stay on track. All sessions recorded for you to keep. Get the support you need to complete your novel.

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“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”

Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, 1993.

Choose Your Author Mentor for Your Novel.

Work with the tutor who is just right for you and your book.

The coaching sessions are at the core of your writing plan. You'll get the personal one-to-one focus you need and a recording of each session for you to keep. 

Compare the tutors and their expertise here.

Harriet Tyce.

Author and tutor mentor. 

Harriet Tyce is the internationally bestselling author of Blood Orange published in 2019 to huge critical acclaim. Blood Orange was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick. Long-listed for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2020. Shortlisted for the Dead Good Reader Awards 2019. It has been translated into 22 languages and she has been described as 'The new Paula Hawkins'. 'Keep your eyes on Tyce' warns Booklist. Her second novel, The Lies You Told (2020) is another bestselling page-turner which has won acclaim for it's "jaw-dropping last line twist.” (Lisa Jewell.)

About Harriet

Katie Khan.

Author and tutor mentor.

Katie Khan’s first novel, Hold Back the Stars, was published in the UK by Penguin Random House and in the U.S. by Simon & Schuster in 2017, and has been translated into twenty-one languages around the world. Katie’s second novel, The Light Between Us, was published by Penguin Random House in 2018. A major motion movie of Hold Back the Stars is in the works at studio Lionsgate.

About Katie

Emylia Hall.

Author and tutor mentor.

Emylia Hall's first novel, The Book of Summers, was published in the UK by Headline, and was one of the bestselling debuts of the year. It was a Richard and Judy Bookclub selection and went on to be voted the favourite read of the summer by readers. It was translated into eight languages.A Heart Bent Out of Shape was published in 2013 and won the Novelicious Book of the Year Award. The Sea Between Us followed in 2015 and The Thousand Lights Hotel in 2017. 

About Emylia

Kate Riordan

Author and tutor mentor.

Kate Riordan is the author of four novels and short stories. The Girl in the Photograph was a Sunday Times bestseller, published by Penguin in 2015. It was Penguin's bestselling e-book that summer. The Shadow Hour was published in 2016. The Stranger followed in 2018 and was a Top Ten Red Magazine choice of that year. Published in September 2020, The Heatwave was a must-read Richard and Judy Book Club Thriller pick. A tense psychological thriller, set in Provence, it went to No.1 in the Apple Fiction Chart. 

About Kate

Polly Ho-Yen.

Author and tutor mentor.

Polly's first novel, Boy in the Tower, was published in 2014 by Random House Children's Publishers, and nominated for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Her second novel Where Monsters Lie was published in 2016 and her third novel, Fly Me Home, was published in 2017. Both of these novels were also nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Her new novel, her adult debut, Dark Lullaby, explores a dystopian future.

About Polly

Louise Dean.

Founder of The Novelry.

Educated at Cambridge University, reading History with a special subject of 19th Century Novels, author Louise Dean, has won The Betty Trask Prize and Le Prince Maurice Prize, been nominated for The Guardian First Book Prize, and longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award and the Booker Prize.

Her novels have been published internationally by Penguin Randomhouse, Simon & Schuster and others and praised by fellow authors Ali Smith and the Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee.

About Louise

Welcome home, writers.

The Worldwide Community for Novelists. 

We are a vibrant, warm-hearted, online novelists' community open 24 hours a day worldwide, from Alaska to Adelaide, with writers in every genre, every time zone, every stage and every age.

We offer all the resources and support a professional novelist could want. Live writing classes with world-famous, bestselling authors available as box set 'catch up' TV. Regular live classes. Encouragement, inspiration and advice.

You'll receive a very warm welcome the moment you join us. You'll love being part of The Novelry.

The “Life-changing” Courses with Five Star Reviews.

Most serious writers take courses or apprenticeships with published authors. 

Stephen King learnt from John Gould. Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Anne Enright, Gillian Flynn and Tracy Chevalier all took classes. The list is long. Few are the authors who didn't study their craft. Learn from an acclaimed author. Write with confidence.

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“It has changed my life.”

“I have been a binge writer for over thirty years, committing thousands and thousands of words to projects I never saw through. Then I found The Novelry and I learned to see that the bigger picture is just as important as the words going down. I signed up to force myself to finish, thinking I'd done enough writing courses and not expecting to learn much more, but WOW a cornucopia of thought-provoking sessions and exercises that stretched me beyond my comfort zone and resulted in a first draft I never thought I'd ever be able to write. And, just as predicted, I really did quickly start to come to my writing with confidence and joy. It has changed my life because now I really do see myself as a writer and I am eternally thankful that I found The Novelry.” 

Lucy Barker.

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“Life-Changing.”

“What does life-changing mean? I could tell, about two weeks after starting the course, that something within me was surfacing and getting stronger. I'm becoming a different person, a stronger person, because of this course, getting the story down. It was breathtaking in the best of ways. I'm still reeling.” 

Matti Hicks.

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“It’s been a life-giving, powerful experience.”

“If you are thinking of signing up, don’t think twice! It’s one of the best decisions I ever made. After six years of labouring on my book, I ended up with a story that blows my mind. My tutor was not only an expert on the craft of writing, but also incredibly smart, witty, creative and an absolute joy to work with.”

Anna Brand.

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“The best course to write your novel.” The Bookfox. 

“A place for writers to develop their work quickly.”  The Bookseller.

“The ultimate productivity hack.” Forbes Magazine.

“One of the top ten creative writing holidays in the world.” The Telegraph.

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Writing Course Completion Certificates.

Proudly display your achievement on your professional profile with our digital certificates and badges issued upon completion of your course.

Demonstrate an achievement which is 'high stakes' and demonstrates tenacity and staying power. Prove expertise with an accomplishment which has been overseen by a respected professional. You'll have a testament to writing skills of a high standard.

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