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Write Your Novel

A 12 week creative writing course to support you as you write your novel. 

What is the course?

An online real-time course to support you as you write your novel.

When does the next course start?

Sept 2024 -  dates TBC

What is it?


An online, real-time course with craft workshops, feedback sessions and close reading of literary texts. 


This course is delivered online over 12-weeks and offers three tiers for your to choose from. Attend the fortnightly writer's craft workshops, join in with feedback pods, and gain access to expert 1-1 mentoring with Alison Powell. 

You can expect:

  • inspiring writers’ craft sessions on character development, literary language, plotting and more

  • small dedicated peer feedback pods 

  • 1-1 mentoring 

  • annotated feedback

  • a supportive open mic space to share your work with others

  • a friendly, determined and courageous team of writers to work with

  • support with sending your work out to agents and competitions 

  • guidance from award winning writer, literature geek and NLP coach, Alison Powell.

You can expect a maximum of 20 people on this course and there will be chances for paired and small group activities, plus opportunities to share writing experiences with others.

Who is it for?

Great for:


  • anyone who has always wanted to write a novel but has struggled to find the time

  • writers with an idea for a book that needs a little nurturing to set it free

  • writers with a first draft ready to take to the next stage

  • people who can work more effectively when they have a deadline

  • writers who want to work with like-minded folk.


  • Access to slides and exclusive online sharing spaces

  • Goal tracker calendars to download

  • Access to all Writing Bootcamp sessions for the duration of the course.

  • Chance to work with an inspiring team of writers.

"Al puts everyone at ease in the Zoom room. She is considerate and attentive to those who attend her classes. The classes are always well organised, engaging and creative. She incorporates different types of exercises (role-play, freewriting, drawing) into the workshops to get your creativity flowing."

- Elli

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