Finish Your Novel Course

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Welcome to our Finish Your Novel course

Introducing “Finish Your Novel,” a six-week online writing course designed to help you complete your novel writing journey. Whether you’re a graduate of our “Begin Your Novel” course or an aspiring writer with several novel ideas, this course aims to build a consistent writing habit, make progress with your novel, and teach you what works to stay accountable to get you to the finish line!

Start Date: 6th August, 2024
Duration: 6 Weeks
Fee: $299
3 places remaining

What You Get

  • Limited Enrollment- Our highly sought-after course offers a dedicated online tutor to assess your weekly written assignments, providing personalised feedback to help you stay on track and monitor your progress. With high demand, we encourage early registration to secure your spot.
  • Global Expertise- Our instructors may be based in New Zealand, but they can bring their expertise to anyone in the world, making this course truly accessible to all.
  • Extended Access to Course Materials- As an added benefit, students will have lifetime access to the course materials after the class ends, ensuring you can revisit the lessons whenever a refresher is needed.

What to Expect

Throughout the course, you’ll receive weekly modules, requiring an estimated 2-3 hours of your time per week. Each module consists of text lessons that you can work on at any point during the week, providing a schedule that can work for anyone without the constraint of set class times. On the course start date, your tutor will email you with the first module, so be sure to check your Spam/Junk folder so you don’t miss anything. 

Here’s what we’ll cover each week:


Lesson 1: What You’ve Got So Far

The first lesson begins by covering everything you should have in your novel so far. If you don’t already have one, you will learn how to create a plan for your novel.

Lesson 2: Writing Dialogue

The second lesson teaches you how to write dialogue in your novel. You will learn how to write everyday phrases and how to show, not tell, through your dialogue.

Lesson 3: Writing a Climax

The third lesson teaches you how to write a climax. You will learn how to create suspense in your novel and how to resolve tension for a satisfying plot twist.

Lesson 4: Writing an Ending

The fourth lesson teaches you how to end your novel and how to write from different characters’ perspectives.

Lesson 5: Editing

The fifth lesson teaches you how to edit your novel. You will learn how to undertake a proofread and copyedit and how to put your novel into a manuscript format ready for publication.

Lesson 6: Publishing

The final lesson shows you how you can publish your novel. You will learn how to reach out to literary agents and how to self-publish.

Join the Journey

Embark on this six-week journey to transform your novel-writing aspirations into a reality, guided by expert instructors and a supportive community of fellow writers. Register now to unleash your creativity, develop your writing habit, and finally complete your novel!

To find out more about how the online courses work, or if you have any further queries, you can check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at info@creativewriting.co.nz.

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

Start Date

6th August

Duration

6 Weeks

Price

$299

Tutor

Kelly Ana Morey

About The Tutor

Kelly Ana Morey
Kelly Ana Morey is an award winning writer of both fiction and non-fiction. She is currently on the last stages of her sixth novel and has also written two social histories and a memoir. Her first novel Bloom won the Hubert Church Award for First Fiction in 2004 and won the Todd New Writers’ Award. Her second Grace is Gone was a finalist in the international Kiriyama Award for Fiction in 2004 and her most recent novel Daylight Second was published in NZ, Australia, USA and Canada and was a finalist in both the NZ Heritage Book Award and the Maori Book Awards. She was the inaugural winner of the Janet Frame Award for Fiction in 2005 and was awarded the Sargeson Fellowship in 2023. Her short stories have short listed for the Katherine Mansfield and Sargeson Short Story Awards and recently she was third in the open category of the Sunday Star-Times Short Story competition. Morey reviews books and writes feature articles and essays for a number of publications including the NZ Listener. In 2023 she was a finalist in the Voyager Media Awards Personal Essay category.
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