Interested in inviting Margie to present to your group?
A Full Day Master Class?
Weekend Master Class?
A Keynote Speech?
In the last seven years, Margie presented over seventy full day Master Classes in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. She developed eight in-demand online classes for writers.
Margie's Online Classes -- offered through Lawson Writer's Academy
Empowering Characters’ Emotions
Defeat Self-Defeating Behaviors
Deep Editing, Rhetorical Devices, and More
Digging Deep into the EDITS System
Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues Like a Psychologist
Fab 30: Advanced Deep Editing, A Master Class
A Deep Editing Guide to Make Your Openings Pop!
Visceral Rules: Beyond Hammering Hearts
Workshops for Conferences
Psychology of the Writer
The Criminal Mind
Writing Craft Topics:
Try Lying: Decoding Body Language – Sorting Truth and Lies
Writing Body Language Like a Psychologist
Writers Becoming Kinesics Specialists
Dialogue Cues: Your Go-To Power Tool for Adding Subtext
Writing NYT Fresh!
Ker-pffft! Onomatopoeia Pizzazz
Deep Editing Power: Take Your Writing from Good to Stellar
Four Levels of Powering Up Emotion
Top 20 Rhetorical Devices for Fiction Writers
Rhythm and Cadence and Beats, Oh My!
The EDITS System: The Good, the Bad, and What’s Missing
Hold Your Editing Horses: Cognitive Style and the Editing Process
Three Slices of Empowering Characters’ Emotions
Psychology of the Writer Topics:
Right Brain, Left Brain, Whole Brain, No Brain
Powering Up Body Language in Real Life
Ready, Set, Change!
Psyching Up, So You Don’t Go Psycho!
Minds, Mindmuck, Maps, and Success
Capturing the Time of Your Life
Self Hypnosis: Strength from Down Under
The Psychology of Pitching and Body Language IQ
Here Be Monsters: Faulty Thinking Traps
The Style Survey: Personality Profiles for Writers and Characters
Whomping Suzie-losie-her-musie and Other Productivity Stallers
The Criminal Mind Topics:
Tick, Tock, Kill: The Psychology of the Criminal Mind
Interviewing Criminals: Kinesics and Psychological Savvy
Personas and Personalities: Sociopaths, Psychopaths, and Cons
Keynote Speech Topics:
What does your group need? What would you like?
Margie tailors keynote speeches to specific groups. Consider a topic from the Psychology of the Writer list above (modified for keynote), or select one of the topics below, or request a topic.
Reaching for Pure Gold
Up-Cycling Your Career
Mind Monsters and Mind Magic
Breaking Through to the Indubitable You
Racing Toward the Finish Line When the Finish Line Keeps Moving
Margie Lawson—psychotherapist, writer, and international presenter – developed psychologically-based editing systems and deep editing techniques used by new writers to multi-award winning authors. She teaches writers how to add psychological power to create page turners.
Margie taught psychology and communication courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Her resume includes adjunct professor, clinical trainer, facilitator of trauma response sessions, and director of a counseling center.
Writers who have studied her material credit her innovative editing approaches with taking their writing several levels higher—to publication, awards, and bestseller lists.