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Mastering Pacing: The Heartbeat of Your Story

Don’t rush, don’t bore — here’s how to get it right

Scollurio
4 min readSep 15, 2023

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Pacing is the rhythm of your tale. It’s the heartbeat that keeps readers glued to every word. Ever felt a story drag or race too fast? That’s pacing at play. I’ve been investigating to find useful tips for myself and I found some really useful advice I just keep forgetting about when I’m writing my…

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Scollurio

Hailing from Austria, a self-employed graphics designer and writer since 2009. Loves long walks in the forest, rain, thoughtful solitude and silly raccoons.