Our Famous Ninety Day Novel ® course.


Discover the novel writing course which will build your skills and confidence with daily support every step of the way.



Get that novel done.

The Novel Writing Course That Will Take Your Idea All the Way to Success.

Award-winning, Man Booker longlisted, published author of four novels, Louise Dean will guide you step-by-step daily to complete your novel with our ninety day online course.

You'll enjoy the fresh, fun, practical guidance via video and text online daily.

The Novelry submits finished work directly to a small roster of leading literary agencies. Your fast-track VIP pass to success.

The Best Hour of the Day.

If you're a busy person, this is the course for you. Even full-time published writers use our method because it's so effective. Yes, you can write your novel and hold down a day job!

You will know what to write when you sit down for your golden hour of writing, and you will be writing your novel with joy. Imagine if you'd learn the method years ago, how many books you'd have written by now?

This unique novel writing course will keep your morale and sense of achievement high. With personal one-to-one guidance from author tutor Louise Dean and the support of the community of novelists, you'll be safe, happy and productive.

The Happy Writing Guarantee.

As you will see from our reviews, The Novelry is the home of happy writing. If for any reason the course is not for you we offer a no questions asked seven-day full refund policy. Try it, you'll love it.

Start Writing Your Novel Today.

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The Ninety Day Novel ® course drip-fed daily with over 100 lessons on a beautiful platform with one-to-one support to complete a first draft

- 3 calls with your writing coach Louise Dean 

- Six month's access and membership*.

(*This can be bolted on on a monthly ongoing basis for just £19.99 a month.)

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The Ninety Day Novel ® course drip-fed daily with over 100 lessons on a beautiful platform with one-to-one support to complete a first draft

- 6 calls with your writing coach Louise Dean 

- One year's access and membership*

(*This can be bolted on on a monthly ongoing basis for just £19.99 a month.)

Sign up



a month for 3 months

The Ninety Day Novel ® course drip-fed daily with over 100 lessons on a beautiful platform with mentoring and priority support to complete a first draft

- 6 calls with your writing coach Louise Dean including 3 calls with written feedback on your work submitted for reading by Louise

- One year's access and membership 

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single payment

The Ninety Day Novel ® course in a fast-track format with over 100 lessons available immediately in entirety to take at your own speed.

- One year's access

(No one-to-one coaching or membership with this plan but available as bolt-ons.)

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Write a Novel Step by Step.

The novel writing course using a working novelist's real life method. Step-by-step, daily guidance is given online and in person via live sessions with your coach Louise Dean. You will need one hour a day for 90 days. Get that novel done!

Writing coach Louise Dean

Louise Dean.

Warm-hearted, constructive, personal encouragement from an author with 20 years experience. The lessons are given by Louise Dean by video and text daily on a beautiful online platform. You'll know just what to do when you hit the white page today and every day from when you sign up. Enjoy one-to-one live online teaching sessions with Louise.

How to start writing a book

Week 1. Inspiration and Preparation.

Learn the essential writing habits that will last you a lifetime. You will be guided step by step daily to prepare an exciting solid, commercial novel idea. Find the writing plan that will work for your busy lifestyle. 10 lessons immediately at sign up. 

Write a book online plot

Weeks 2-3. Construction.

You won't start writing your book until we are confident your idea is in great shape. Find the emotional heart of your story.  Begin by building real people not 'characters'. Cherish this special time of your life as you create the vital organs of your novel. 

Creative writing point of view

Weeks 4-6. The Swim.

Your new process is paying off with fluent, joyful daily writing. Here's where we make sure you've cracked the nuts and bolts of craft skills. We use lessons from great novels written fast to motivate and guide your writing and help you drive the story forwards with some inspired techniques. 

How to write a novel step by step

Week 7. The Heat Phase.

This is where we fire your energy levels, unleash your imagination and set a new pace for productivity to power you through the point where so many aspiring novelists typically lose heart. We raise the stakes in your plot and add some serious word count. 

Steps to writing a book - theme

Weeks 8-10. Enlightenment.

Discover the secrets to the writing of one of the greatest novels of the last 50 years with these game-changing insights. You will be taking your writing to a whole new level and you'll begin to feel rather proud of your new  standard of writing. 

How to write a story plan

Weeks 10-12. Home.

You will look back in wonderment at the shape of the story that has surprised. Time to make sure it chimes with the big storytelling structure that meets a reader's deepest needs. Everything you need to get you to the end of your first draft. 

Writing course support

24/7. Complete Support.

Get instant, useful feedback on your first draft from other writers. Draw upon the 24/7 live online support of a cosy community of published and aspiring writers. Lean on us as much as you need, on your terms. Feel the love.

Support When You Want It. 🛎

  1. Daily lessons by video and text on a beautiful platform you can enjoy on your commute.
  2. Use the comments box beneath each lesson for direct contact with your coach Louise.
  3. A custom lifestyle-based writing plan, and  a golden hour of writing with bedtime reading of the 'hero' book personally recommended to you depending on what you love to read and what you're aiming to write. 
  4. One-to-one collaboration with your creative partner Louise Dean. Schedule your first Chat  just before you put pen to paper.
  5. The international novelists' community's full support live and online 24/7 worldwide. 
  6. Live team chats online for our writers every other Sunday.
  7. 'The Buddy Plan'. Having a special penpal, either writing in your genre, at the same stage of writing a novel as you, or in your locale can be a great boon for accountability and feedback.
  8. Join us for our Writers Retreats and Residential Courses with our award-winning tutors and seasonal Cocktail Parties in Waterstones Piccadilly on the Fifth Floor. It's a hoot and a great chance to compare notes and celebrate our achievements in style. 


How to write a book

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