Struggling with motivation or stuck with your writing?

Your coach has helped others solve similar challenges. Get help bringing your writing back on track and finish your book.

What is Coaching?

Writing is a solitary pursuit. A writing coach helps you stay motivated, stick to your goals and get words on the page.

YOUR COACH WILL:

  • Conduct a story writing analysis to audit your strengths and weaknesses
  • Help you set up a writing routine
  • Keep you accountable to your goals
  • Give you feedback on any writing questions
  • Motivate you to continue writing - even when it gets hard
What is Coaching+?

Coaching+ is more intensive workshopping with your coach. It includes developmental feedback to grow your craft and fine-tune your story.

It includes all of the coaching features,

PLUS:

  • Bi-weekly one-one-one Skype calls to discuss your writing progress and ideas
  • Detailed scene and chapter feedback
  • Extra workbooks and videos to assist you

FIND THE COACH TO MATCH YOUR WRITING STYLE

You’ll be paired with a coach from the USA, UK or South Africa.

Your coach will focus on practice over theory. Our coaches have experience traditionally publishing fiction, as authors, in-house publishers’ manuscript evaluators, trade magazine journalists and editors.

Among your potential coaches you’ll find passionate writers and editors who have published this year, have published more than 10 books, have had work translated into 5 languages, and/or have edited books for Big 5 publishers and their local imprints.

Get practical help on solving your writing challenges backed by this diverse industry experience:

Meet some of our coaches:

Bridget
Bridget McNulty
  • Editor
  • Features writer
  • Content strategist
  • Author of Strange Nervous Laughter (Struik/Macmillan)
Alyssa
Alyssa Hollingsworth
  • MA in writing for Young People with Honours from Bath Spa
  • Author of The Eleventh Trade (Picadilly/Roaring Brook)
  • Next book in series due out 2020
Romy
Romy Sommer
  • Author of five novels published by HarperCollins London, as well as 7 self-published titles
  • Founder and Chairperson of ROSA (Romance writers Organisation of South Africa)
  • First South African to be nominated for the prestigious RWA Rita® Award
Alyssa
Fiona Ingram
  • Author and writing coach
  • Author of award-winning middle grade The Chronicles of the Stone adventure series
  • Writes Regency romances as Arabella Sheraton

An online novel writing course that's tailor-made to get you to actually write that book you've been thinking about.

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HERE'S WHAT COACHED WRITERS LOVED:

STRUCTURED

[Coaching] provided me with the timelines I needed to keep myself accountable, along with a wonderful coach who followed up with me as needed and offered helpful, detailed advice in a tactful manner.

— Christie

METHODICAL

The process made writing easier, and having a coach meant I was kept on track.

— Cynthia

ORGANISED

I've spent some money in the past for on-line novel writing lessons. Now Novel has exceeded my expectations for the money I spent. I have a mentor and a user-friendly library of articles that really help.

— Steven G.

EASY

Now Novel has provided me with a wealth of information in small, easy to digest, doses so that I can methodically go back to my work and improve one aspect at a time. I find the tips provided very useful for all levels of writers.

— Eric
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