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Louise Dean

Louise Dean - Ghostwriter

Cranbrook, United Kingdom

Award-winning Man Booker longlisted author. 20 years experience as writer and tutor.

Overview

Author and Novel Writing Coach and Tutor.

Services
Languages
English English (AUS) English (CAN) English (NZ) English (SA) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Classics Crime & Mystery Historical Fiction Holiday Humor & Comedy Inspirational Literature Romance Science Fiction

Certifications

  • MA Hons Cantab

Awards

  • The Betty Trask Prize
  • Le Prince Maurice
  • Best Newcomer International Development Professionals Education 2017

Work experience

Founder and Coach

Kritikme.com
March, 2017 – Present (12 months)

Founder of 'The Novel in Ninety' plan. Everything you need to write a novel from 'What If?' to 'The End'. Daily guidance for the pain-free, lesser-plotted novel. Over 100 lessons, coaching and support.

Personal tutoring. One-to-one fast track coaching for graduates of The Novel in Ninety plan to get their manuscripts ready for submission to agents.

Membership of the Novelists Community with novel writing tips, techniques and feedback on your work from other writers.

Author

Louisedean
January, 2000 – Present (about 18 years)

Arvon Foundation Tutor of Novels and Short Stories

Portfolio (4 selected works)

Becoming Strangers

Louise Dean

It's their last holiday together...This is a very different kind of love story.Longlisted for the Man Booker prize. Winner of The Betty Trask Prize. Winner of Le Prince Maurice. Nominated for The Guardian First Book Award. Longlisted for IMPAC. Named by The Observer and The Independent as one of the best books of the year.After more than half a century of marriage, Dorothy and George are embar... read more

It's their last holiday together...This is a very different kind of love story.Longlisted for the Man Booker prize. Winner of The Betty Trask Prize. Winner of Le Prince Maurice. Nominated for The Guardian First Book Award. Longlisted for IMPAC. Named by The Observer and The Independent as one of the best books of the year.After more than half a century of marriage, Dorothy and George are embar... read more

This Human Season

Louise Dean

It's not personal, he says. But that's a lie in a place where everything is personal, and a matter of life and death too. This Human Season is award-winning Man Booker longlisted author Louise Dean’s second novel set in Belfast, Ireland, during The Troubles of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. It was widely praised by critics internationally and described as ‘astonishing’ by reviewers from The... read more

It's not personal, he says. But that's a lie in a place where everything is personal, and a matter of life and death too. This Human Season is award-winning Man Booker longlisted author Louise Dean’s second novel set in Belfast, Ireland, during The Troubles of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. It was widely praised by critics internationally and described as ‘astonishing’ by reviewers from The... read more

The Idea of Love

Louise Dean

In her dark and witty third novel, award-winning Man Booker longlisted author Louise Dean evokes the perplexing marriages of two couples living in Provence. Richard is the head of sales in Africa for a pharmaceutical company. He spends most of his time away on business, sleeping with other women and pushing psychiatric drugs on a developing market. Back in Provence, he and his wife, Valérie, n... read more

In her dark and witty third novel, award-winning Man Booker longlisted author Louise Dean evokes the perplexing marriages of two couples living in Provence. Richard is the head of sales in Africa for a pharmaceutical company. He spends most of his time away on business, sleeping with other women and pushing psychiatric drugs on a developing market. Back in Provence, he and his wife, Valérie, n... read more

The Old Romantic

Louise Dean

An Oprah Book of The Week. In her fourth book award-winning Man Booker longlisted British author Louise Dean sings a hymn to England in this dark comedy hailed by reviewers as as 'extremely funny' with 'a clever plot and plenty of surprises.' Meet Ken. He's obsessed with death, planning his own funeral and desperate to die in the bosom of his family. Unfortunately for Ken, that's the last plac... read more

An Oprah Book of The Week. In her fourth book award-winning Man Booker longlisted British author Louise Dean sings a hymn to England in this dark comedy hailed by reviewers as as 'extremely funny' with 'a clever plot and plenty of surprises.' Meet Ken. He's obsessed with death, planning his own funeral and desperate to die in the bosom of his family. Unfortunately for Ken, that's the last plac... read more

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