Perfect Pacing

Pacing is defined as the speed and rhythm with which you tell your story - but is yours perfect? Make sure it is in this engaging workshop.

Pacing is defined as the speed and rhythm with which you tell your story - but is yours perfect? Join Lauren Clarke in this workshop that takes you through the ins and outs of forming a perfectly paced novel.

Participants will learn:

  • The framework for good pace
  • Macro techniques and tricks to keep readers turning the page
  • Line-by-line language tools that will vary the speed of your novel

And much, much more

Lessons will be delivered via worksheets and video, with the opportunity for personalised feedback from Lauren throughout the duration of the course.


"Absolutely, loved the way she cared enough to respond and comment to our questions, writing pieces and blurbs. Amazing." -Penny Mathie

"The best workshop I've attended all conference." -Emma Houston

"Very clear and easy to understand and helpful." -Mindy


If you want to make your pacing perfect, this course will be open only once this year in May. The course will take between one and two hours of your time per week, and is full of useful tips, tricks, worksheets and videos to help you master this essential piece of story craft.

This course is great for new and emerging authors who really want to finesse their craft and ensure readers keep turning the pages of their novels.

Your Instructor

Lauren Clarke
Lauren Clarke

LAUREN CLARKE is an editor of fact and fiction, specialising in the romance genre. She works with a host of traditionally and independently published authors, some USA Today, NY Times, Amazon and iBooks bestsellers amongst them. With more than fifteen years experience in the publishing industry, she is passionate about helping writers create the perfect story.

As well as working in structural and line editing, Lauren hosts a series of workshops and courses for authors and writers' groups both digitally and in person. She is also the creator of a range of tools to help writers create—check out her website,, for more information.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts May 6 and ends June 3, 2019. We will only be doing one intake of this popular course in 2019, so this is your one and only opportunity to get it done digitally.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Will I get personalised feedback?
You bet your bottom dollar you will! Lauren will be there during the course to answer any questions and give specific feedback on YOUR work. That means you get one-on-one time with her to ensure you understand every concept and idea discussed.

If you want to get serious about improving your writing craft in 2019, this is the course for you. Pacing is an absolute make-or-break point when it comes to story craft--let me help you make sure yours is perfect, equipping you with skills you can use time and time again in years to come.

This course is closed for enrollment.