Want to add a psychological punch to your writing and editing?

Want to learn how to capture the full range of body language on the page?

Want to turn your work into a page-turner by powering up emotion and hooking the reader viscerally?

DEEP EDITING is for the writer who wants to psychologically impact the unconscious of the reader. For the writer who wants to learn fresh editing techniques. For the writer who wants to edit for power.

Learn how to write body language and dialogue cues from a kinesics specialist.

When you think about pitching or presenting, does your anxiety spike?  Do you have a gut-grabbing, heart-ratcheting, vision-clouding visceral reaction?  If so, this lecture packet is for you.

Writers pitch to agents, pitch to editors, introduce guest speakers.  They participate on panels, present workshops, give book signings.  They get interviewed for podcasts, radio, and television.  Some writers get interviewed by Matt Lauer and Oprah!

Turn your debilitating anxiety into positive, anticipatory anxiety.


  1. Empowering Characters’ Emotions
  2. Deep Editing:  The EDITS System, Rhetorical Devices, and More

To meet the prerequisites, ECE and Deep Editing may have been taken as on-line courses, or as independent study with Lecture Packets.

In this course, you will design a series bible, learn how to shape your story, connect your books, define rules, boundaries, and limitations, wow your reader with your opening and closing scenes, work through plot, develop a pitch, write a synopsis, and learn series-writing tips from award-winning authors, including Bella Andre, Romily Bernard, Laura Bradford, Allison Brennan, Diana Cosby, Vicky Dreiling, Angie Fox, Adrienne Giordano, Diana Groe, Charlotte Hubbard, Darynda Jones, Kieran Kramer, C.J. Lyons, Shirley Jump, Brenda Novak, Pamela Palmer, Robin Perini, Bonnie Ramthun, Renee Ryan, Jeanne Stein, and Joan Swan.

Need to learn how to gain control of your writing life? Learn how to defeat your self-defeating behaviors. Challenge your thinking. Use more than the usual 12 % of your brain. Set yourself up to perform at your peak by analyzing what patterns get in your way and tweaking those patterns to make them work for you.


Change is hard work. But that's what it takes if you're trying to land an agent or a contract and all you get is rejections.

30 Days to a Stronger Novel is for all frustrated writers who have spent their hard earned money on books and conferences only to realize that their manuscripts are receiving a "Pass" from agents and editors.

© 2017 Margie Lawson

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