Finish Your Novel Course

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TUTOR: Helen Moorhouse is the author of five novels ‘The Dead Summer, ‘The Dark Water’, ‘Sing Me To Sleep’, ‘Ever This Day’ and ‘The Gallery of Stolen Souls’ published by Poolbeg Press. A lover of stories, particularly the paranormal, her writing was featured in two anthologies – ‘All I Want For Christmas’ (2012) and ‘If I Was A Child Again’ (2013), and her short story ‘The Night Nurse’ was commissioned as the 2018 RTE Radio 1 Book Show Christmas ghost story.

A DIT journalism graduate, she has extensive copywriting experience across many areas – commercial radio advertising and branding, corporate video, speechwriting and speech consultancy, long and short form articles and more. Helen was an op-ed contributor to the Irish Independent 2012-2014, and has published articles and stories across many Irish newspapers and magazines.

Start Date: 16th April, 2024

Duration: 6 Weeks

Price: €170

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Finish Your Novel: Join Our 6-Week Online Writing Course

Get ready to ignite your passion for novel writing with our 6-week online writing course. Tailored to inspire and guide aspiring authors, this course offers personalised guidance, weekly assignments, and flexible learning modules. Register early to secure your spot, as our courses are in high demand!

Course Highlights:

  • A 6-week program with weekly modules, designed to be completed in just 2-3 hours per week.
  • No set class times; access new text lessons whenever it suits you during the week for maximum flexibility.
  • Receive personalised feedback from dedicated tutors based in Ireland, open to students globally.
  • Gain lifetime access to course materials even after completion.

How It Works:

Upon enrolling in the course, you’ll receive an email from your tutor on the course start date, containing the first module. Make sure to check your Spam/Junk folder for this email. Each week, you’ll submit your written assignments for personalised feedback from your dedicated online tutor to help you stay on track and monitor your progress.

What You’ll Learn:

Have you started a novel but are struggling to finish it? In that case, the Finish Your Novel Course is for you. Over six weeks, you will learn everything you need to finish your own novel, from how to write engaging dialogue to how to write a climax and ending. This course is designed for any writer, regardless of genre. It guides you through the final steps of finishing your novel!

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 Us Today

Don’t miss the opportunity to refine your writing skills and bring your novel to life under the guidance of experienced tutors. With limited spots available, early registration is highly recommended. Enrol now and dive into the world of novel writing!

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

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

Start Date

16th April


6 weeks




Helen Moorhouse