Meet Margie Lawson! 

                 Editor and International Presenter 

Hawaii Paradise Isle Margie on Rocks laughing 

 Full Day Workshops, Conferences, Retreats,

 Academies, Cruises, Immersion Classes!

 

Margie teaches writers how to use her psychologically-based editing systems and deep editing techniques to create page turners. She has presented over ninety full day master classes for writers in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and on cruises in the Caribbean.

Writers credit her innovative deep editing approaches for their writing success: publication, awards, and bestseller lists.  

Margie's Teaching for Cruising Writers Again!

A 7-day Land Retreat at a Chateau in Southern France!

Cruising Writers Goes to France 

Workshops by:

Margie Lawson, Deep Editing Power

Louise Fury, The Bent Agency

Liz Pelletier, Entangled Publishing

Shelly Adina, Bestselling Author 

Camille Mofidi, Kobo Writing Life

Athina Papa, Literary Translator 

If you're an Immersion-grad, you'll learn Advanced Deep Editing.

 

Lawson Writer's Academy -- Online Classes for February

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1. Your First Five Pages, Feb 1-14, Instructor: Laura Drake  

2. Intensiveon Show Not Tell, Feb 15-28, Instructor: Shirley Jump

3. Write Better Faster, Feb 1-28, Instructor: Becca Syme

4. Create Compelling CharactersFeb 1-28, Instructor: Rhay Christou

5. 30 Days to a Stronger NovelFeb 1-28, Instructor: Lisa Wells

6. Revision Boot CampFeb 1-28, Instructor: Suzanne Purvis     

Artistic Credit to Dana Summers

Never taken one of Margie's classes?

Don't know where to start?      

Read my first three lecture packets in this order:

1. Empowering Characters’ Emotions

2. Deep Editing, Rhetorical Devices, and More

3. Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues Like a Psychologist

My 2017 is loaded with traveling and presenting and teaching Immersion classes. No time to teach my Big Three classes. That's why I offer lecture packets. They're available 24/7.

I have three other online courses:  

1. Visceral Rules:  Beyond Hammering Hearts

2. A Deep Editing Guide to Make Your Openings Pop!

3. Fab 30: Advanced Deep Editing, A Master Class.......a 3-month class

Fab 30 has the same three prerequisite courses or lecture packets as my Immersion Master Class, the BIG THREE.  

Lecture packets will soon be available for Visceral Rules and Make Your Opening Pop.

Lecture Packets  

Don't want to wait for the class? Lecture Packets are available for some of the LWA courses. We'll be adding more. Lecture Packets consist of all the lectures for that course.

Lecture Packets are available for many LWA courses through Paypal at $22 per course. 

 IMMERSION MASTER CLASSES

Photo:  Immersioners at Lake Lanier, north of Atlanta. 

2017 Jan. Lake Lanier IMM around tableIn the last seven years, I've taught over 150 Immersion Master Classes. Enrollment in these 4 1/2 day intensives is limited to eight per class. Make your manuscript a page-turner!

In 2016, I taught 18 Immersion classes -- in Denver, Phoenix, Albuquerque, San Antonio,  Paulsbo (Washington), Dallas, Washington D.C., and in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, Australia.

In 2017 I have Immersion classes scheduled in Lake Lanier (Georgia), Denver (6 classes), Dallas, Cleveland (2 classes), Houston, Atlanta, San Jose, Washington, D.C., and Calgary.

I'm also going to Australia TWICE this year.

Teaching three Immersion classes Down Under (late February through late March) -- Coffs Harbor, Canberra, and Nine Mile Beach (Tasmania).

I'll be back in Australia in October to keynote for the Omega Writer's Conference. I plan to teach two more Immersion classes while I'm down under in October.

2016 June Lori Christie Imm EDITS Hightlighting Lori Christie Susan

Plus, I'm teaching a modified Immersion class on a 7 day retreat in southern France in April. Lots of fun times ahead. Lucky, lucky, lucky me!

                        Lori Wilde, Christie Craig, and Susan Muller in Immersion class at my home, west of Denver.

 For details on Immersion Master Classes: Immersion page. 

  

Invite Margie!

2016 Oct. Austin RWA Full Group

 

 

Margie is available for full day and weekend master classes, conference workshops, retreats, cruises, and keynotes.

Photo: Full Day Workshop for Austin RWA, October, 2016

  
 
What are Margie Grads saying about Margie? 

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Susan Donovan, New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

I’ve been a professional writer all my life — ten years as newspaper journalist and sixteen years as a novelist — and Margie’s Immersion class blew me away.

 

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Melanie Milburne, USA Today Bestseller
 
Before I met Margie Lawson I had published 40 books. It wasn't until started
using her deep editing techniques that I won several writing awards.
I have a library of how-to books, but none trump Margie's expertise.
 
 
 
 
randy

 

Randy Ingermanson, Ph. D., award-winning fiction author, and author of Writing Fiction for Dummies

I'm a huge fan of Margie Lawson's courses, the ones she teaches in person, online, and the lecture packets she sells on her website. Margie is a psychologist who applies what she knows about human psychology to writing fiction. I believe her material is brilliant. 

  

 

 Thank you for dropping by. If you have questions, please contact me.

All smiles................Margie

 

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