Creative Writing Courses





Our Online Creative Writing Courses

Relax, you're in safe hands. Our courses will take you all the way from idea to final draft on a worldwide platform. From the comfort of your own home.


How to write a book

1. The Classic Course

Inspired Planning. Come up with your big idea and shape it for commercial success before you start writing. Discover the essential elements for a magical reading experience. An adventure into your own personal history and imagination to prepare to write a future classic. 

45 inspiring lessons. Learn the secrets to the bestseller classics of all time including JK Rowling, and JRR Tolkien and more and perfect your plot so that you're in great shape to write the book you're meant to write.

Plan your novel
how to write a novel

2. The Ninety Day Novel ®

The Supported Novel Writing Course. Be guided step by step and stay on track with daily online classes from Louise Dean. Learn the good habits and methods of the working writer to last you a lifetime.

We will get your idea straight from the start and pace your progress for success. Over 100 inspirational and practical lessons online support the natural process of writing of a novel. The course is drip fed daily and starts when you sign up with 7 days to get ready. You will get that novel done.

Write your novel
Becoming a writer

3. Join Kritikme as a Member

Membership of a kindly writers community. Get helpful and encouraging feedback on your writing from fellow writersThis is the surefire way to improve your writing fast. Take your first draft to final draft with critique that will polish the work and see you through to safe submission with our safety checks process.

Live online team chats with the coach to tackle writing issues from the week. Agents and publishers submissions news. Enjoy our events and warm community. Get published.

Develop your work

The online creative writing courses created by a writer.

With over 20 years of experience as a writer, Louise Dean has created a fully guided novel writing course as a fast track alternative to the long-winded solitude of writing novels for aspiring and published writers. It's a no-nonsense one-hour-a-day method with daily lessons online which will help you create and complete your novel step-by-step. 

Louise is a supportive hands-on coach to all her writers and has taught for the Arvon Foundation. Louise has been Man Booker longlisted. Winner of The Society of Authors Betty Trask Prize, Winner Le Prince Maurice Prize. Nominated for The Guardian First Book Prize, the Dublin IMPAC Literary Award. An Oprah Book Club choice. Louise Dean's novels have been published internationally by Penguin, Simon & Schuster and more and translated into many languages.

'A significant voice in British fiction.' The Observer.



About our online writing courses.

Our writers' published books.

Join us and be part of the success story.

Available in all currencies worldwide.

The Classic Course Daily

£129 / $165

PER MONTH for 2 months

A lesson a day drip-fed allowing you to digest the learning and complete the exercises in about 30-45 minutes daily. 45 lessons.

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The Classic Course Complete

£259 / $330


The entire course available immediately to take at your pace. 45 lessons to create the world of your book and plan the structure of your novel chapter by chapter. 

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The Ninety Day Novel Standard Plan

£149 / $190

PER MONTH for 3 months

Ninety Day Novel ® course drip-fed daily with over 100 lessons.

- 3 calls with your Coach during your 90 days writing

- 3 months membership 

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The Ninety Day Novel Luxury Plan

£199 / $255

PER MONTH for 3 months

Ninety Day Novel ® course drip-fed daily with over 100 lessons.

- 6 calls with your Coach during your 90 days writing

- Annual membership worth £149

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The Taster


Treat Yourself. Find the obvious and the wonderful here and work up an appetite to write your book. The decept...

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The Complete Novel Plan

£399.00 GBP

The Fast Track. Over 100 lessons available immediately to take at your own pace. This is the plan you...

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The Bridport Retreat

£545.00 GBP

Heaven On Earth For Writers: A Six Day Writers' Retreat  To coincide with the wonderful Bridport Literary Festi...

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£149.00 GBP every year

Where writers work alongside other writers. All the resources a serious novelist could ever need. Check out the advic...

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