With Kritikme, you'll crack it.

Read how writers like you have completed their novels.

'Oh the joy!'

'I found the vlogs brilliant and reassuring. The support and love I've received from Louise and the whole Kritikme Krew has been phenomenal. As for confidence in my writing, I know I am a much better writer than I was three months ago. I have a novel, an actual manuscript that I can work into a publishable piece of fiction. I do not function well without routine so establishing one for writing has been a wonderful, enlightening, uplifting, humbling, exciting, magical experience. I have loved it and I am very much looking forward to doing it again. And again. And again.'

Anna Pye.

'Life-changing. Game-changing. Me-changing.'

'I learned to write with joy and conviction, without censoring or second guessing myself. The course keeps you accountable and constantly moving forward. You don't feel like you have to compete with others. Someone else's success does not steal bread from your mouth but rather shows you where the bakery is. It delivers so much more than you ever hoped for. Not just a novel in 90 days but the belief that there is so much to come when the 90 days is up. The whole experience has been life affirming and life changing.'

Alex Ireson.

'I cannot recommend this course highly enough! The teaching is first class and I have learnt so much about the craft of novel-writing.'

'Advice on character and delving deeply into character motivation. Being constantly reminded that if I just keep going, I can do it. Always being encouraged to raise my game and write from the heart. Above all though is the confidence the course has given me, to get writing and see what happens. I am writing every day and loving it.The video blogs are brilliant as they give the course a really personal feel.'

Jo Martin.

'Utterly brilliant. Life-changing, in fact.'

'The course, the community and the guide, Louise, are the best things that have ever happened to the writer in me. If you're serious about writing a novel, don't let it roll about for 10 years. Write it in a season, while it's fresh and you're on fire. DO THIS COURSE! I challenge you not to fall in love with it.'

Rashmi Sirdeshpande.

'It works! I wrote a first draft of nearly 70,000 words!'

'And it's a usable first draft, with a solid structure and theme that I can build on. Knowing there was new material every day really encouraged me to show up daily and to produce work. I have a great sense of achievement. I'm a great believer in instant gratification, and this course gets you producing work straight away. No stopping to edit for critique like on more formal courses, and no need to spend time critiquing others until you are ready to. Just a wonderful smooth and steady progress towards producing your own work.'

Cate Guthleben.

'This time two months ago, to the day, I sat down and started a draft. This morning, I finished it.'

'Thank you, Louise! Sixty days. I have you and your brilliance to thank for that. If this nightowl can get up at 6.30 and write for an hour a day, through redecoration, holidays, upheaval with builders, then anyone can!'

Louise Tucker.

'I'm so glad I found Louise's course, it was exactly what I needed to enable me to stay motivated and get my novel finished.'

'I love the daily posts and it's interesting watching an established author such as Louise going through the process of getting her next novel down at the same time as her students. With Louise, you have a fabulous tutor, mentor and friend all in one, and I'd highly recommend anyone struggling to get their novel finished to check out the course.'

Janice Cumberlidge.

'I am thrilled to have written my novel in 90 days. In fact it was 82 days.'

'It was highly motivating to be part of a literary movement whose promise was to not let anything stand in our way. Thanks to Louise and the rest of the Krew for their ongoing support.'

Babar Javed.

'Best Creative Writing Course and Facebook Group ever!'

'The course itself offers advice and guidance that is practical, down to earth and based on solid research and experience. I have learnt so much about myself as a writer in the last few months and gained so much in confidence. Cannot praise Kritikme highly enough. I looked forward to seeing the posts each day and they not only offered great advice and steps to follow but reminded me that I'm a writer who writes...daily.  Wow! Louise is a gifted facilitator. This course has made me really think about what I want to achieve with this book and has given me the confidence to stretch myself far more than I thought possible.'

Sara Bailey.

'It's like going to a very good school where the head truly has a calling.'

'I have looked for help with my writing process before but Kritikme is the only actual help I have ever found. It's the combination of so many factors ... Louise's dazzling expertise at every level of the novel-writing odyssey ...from notebooks to management of the unconscious...'

Ann Hodson

'This Kritikme journey is first class travel.'

'Your travel companions become your kinfolk. The surroundings are plush and beautifully designed. The view every morning is new, your energy is high, you travel fast, trust the voyage to reveal what it needs to and leave behind the voices that have held you back. I managed to leave the inner critic behind very early in the process. That's down to Louise. I don't know how she did it, but it's the first time ever.'

Sam Hudson.

'It doesn't have to cost £50k and take three years.'

I’m trying not to feel bitter about this one, but if only I’d known I didn’t need to rack up almost £50k worth of debt to become a better writer, I could have just done it with Kritikme for £119 a month over three months. I never thought I would be able to get a first draft out in 90 days, but you definitely can if you put your mind to it and follow the Kritikme plan.'

Bee Middleton-Manners.

"Her engaging personality and openness in sharing knowledge and experience made Louise a popular and much appreciated tutor. We all remember teachers who inspire us. I will never forget Louise and what I learned from her."

Mrs AH

"Her passion for the written word translates into every dimension of her work as a tutor. As a teacher I found her frank, exacting, generous, and full of wisdom and humour. She doesn’t sugar-coat the writing process, the emphasis is on nurturing the creative spirit while working never less than very hard. "

Emylia Hall
Published author

"I admired the way you made the students feel there were no barriers between them and you. I admired the writing too, and the character (yours!) and much else - I almost feel that goes without saying. I admire your energetic and diverse writing, your apparently real interest in our students, and your personal grace. I'm very grateful.'"

University Lecturer

"As a teacher in adult education for the last eighteen years and a teacher trainer for the last eight years I have no hesitation in endorsing her qualities as a teacher. Her subject matter expertise was second to none"

Major J.W
Army Major

"Louise is an intuitive and perceptive teacher of Creative Writing with a deep knowledge of the tools and techniques of her art. Speaking personally, I found her evaluation of my own writing to be highly insightful - so much so that I have been able to take an entirely new view of my progress and motivations."

Brisbane Festival Director

"Thanks to Louise Dean's advice and encouragement I am now, for the first time ever, writing every day, and writing with a hitherto elusive confidence. Having read and admired Louise's novels I knew that she was a clever and brilliant writer. What I hadn't anticipated was her genuine interest in her students, her gentle touch in tutoring us to create better stories, and her infectious passion for great literature. Sometimes, our heroes can disappoint, but meeting and learning with Louise Dean surpassed my expectations, and was exactly what I needed to push through my fear of failure and make myself write, write, write"

Magazine Feature Writer

"Louise is an excellent teacher of creative writing. As tutor she was supportive and inspirational. Her passion for good writing and her great love of character and story came across and she showed a thorough knowledge of the masters of English language. Her encouraging and open manner enhances students' learning and provides a safe yet challenging space to further our skills."

Published novelist

"Louise is not only an extremely talented author but also a very capable and generous teacher prepared to share her ideas and methods"

Human Resources Director

"I found her teaching methods and approach to be exceptional. She has an impressive depth of knowledge of the subject of fiction writing, which she communicated in a succinct and highly professional manner. "

MA student Creative Writing Manchester University

"Your teaching style is inspirational and upbeat. Your injunction to apply time and to not fear failure hit a chord with me."

Managing Director

" I really have made the connection again with what I'm doing and am writing now most days and seeing the text just grow and grow which for me is the best way to get to a first editable draft. FAB. I did think you were terrific at encouraging everyone."

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