Lauren Clarke

Lauren Clarke loves words. She is an editor, author coach and content creator specialising in the romance industry. With more than 15 years’ experience under her belt, Lauren has edited and coached a host of traditionally and independently published authors, some New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers amongst them. In 2019, her work on the book Long Shot with Kennedy Ryan garnered her a RITA Award.

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Sunday, 11 July 2021, 12:45:00 am UTC


Killer Conflict 

“That’s not a knife … this is a knife.”

Conflict. It’s all fun and games until the other guy brings out a bigger, shinier knife than you, right?

In this masterclass, Lauren Clarke will teach you the ins and outs of conflict so you can have a romantic novel packed with killer tension.

Expect to get excited about:

  • The definition of conflict—from what it is to what it is not

  • The best places to locate conflict within your story

  • How to direct conflict into your dialogue

  • How to use conflict to drive your plot forward

  • When there’s just too much conflict to keep your reader engagement level simmering

And much, much more.

Lauren is also running a writing bootcamp on the 10th July for adult fiction writers, and will be doing assessments on 04, 11, 18 & 25 July.