Margie Lawson

Instructor Biographies

Lawson Writer’s Academy Instructors

Anne Mateer

Anne Mateer

Anne Mateer has loved the marriage of history and fiction since she first began reading. Armed with a B.A. in history from Southern Methodist University, she has authored four traditionally published historical novels, including one Carol Award finalist. This past September, she published her first indie historical novella, No Small Storm, with another scheduled to release late spring. Anne …

Anne Mateer Read More »

Becky Rawnsley

Becky Rawnsley

Becky Rawnsley is a physical therapist from the UK. She started writing as a hobby some twenty years ago, but realized if she was ever going to get off the slush-pile and onto the shelves, she needed help. Hunting for answers, she stumbled across Margie’s website and struck writing-gold. Becky is now a multi-Margie, multi-LWA and Immersion …

Becky Rawnsley Read More »

Koreen Myers

Koreen Myers

Koreen Myers is an award-winning writer who has the ability to bring together the nerd-power of a techie and the emotional empathy of a writer. Currently, she’s the grant writer at Morgan Community College where she wins awards on behalf of local programs–all by telling real-world stories! She has a BA in English/Art through Adams …

Koreen Myers Read More »

Lana Pattinson

Lana Pattinson

Hi y’all! I’m a Marketing Consultant with expertise in Brand Planning and Social Media. For over 15 years I worked in the wine & spirits industry, marketing powerhouse brands globally such as The Macallan Scotch Whisky, Jacob’s Creek wines, and Kahlua Coffee Liqueur. I’ve lived all over: Ontario, Texas, Las Vegas, New York & Scotland. …

Lana Pattinson Read More »

Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells is a 22-year veteran educator. For the past 16 years, she’s enjoyed a rollercoaster journey called: The School Counselor – Dramas, Dreams, and Destinies. Add the theme song to Jaws, and you have the feel for this fun ride. Author of DIBS, a sexy romance, nominated as Debut Book That Rocks and Best Book …

Lisa Wells Read More »

Lori Brown Patrick

Lori Brown Patrick

Lori Patrick has made her living as a professional editor since 2001. Lori has good literary instincts and an excellent ear, a solid grounding in grammar and punctuation, a strong sense of syntax, and a deep feeling for the rhythm of writing. She’s one of those hopeless nerds who likes reading the dictionary. She is a passionate …

Lori Brown Patrick Read More »

Becca Syme

R.L. Syme

R.L. Syme is a USA Today best-selling author of the Line of Fire series and the Highland Renegades. She writes small-town romance as Becca Boyd and cozy culinary mysteries as R.L. Syme. She is a writer of heroes and sleuths worth loving and villains worth hating. Lover of fancy cheese, binge-watching, strawberries, and hope. A …

R.L. Syme Read More »

Rhay Christou

Rhay Christou

The two things I love most in the world are teaching and creative writing. With my MFA in writing from Vermont College, I have had the great fortune to combine the two. Since graduating I’ve taught everything from creative writing to academic writing at the university level as well as writing workshop on the lovely …

Rhay Christou Read More »

Sarah (Sally) Hamer

Sarah Hamer

Sarah (Sally) Hamer is eternally fascinated by people and how they ‘tick’ and works hard to incorporate individual idiosyncrasies to create living, breathing characters in her many works of fiction. She writes in many genres – mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, medieval history, non-fiction – and has won awards at both local and national levels, including …

Sarah Hamer Read More »

0