Projecting a Professional Persona When Pitching and Presenting
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.
Learn how to analyze and use body language to your advantage in real life. Learn how to monitor and modulate your body language and nuances of speech to send the right messages.
Appear confident. Poised. Professional.
Feel more in control. More focused. More articulate.
Shape your behavior to make a positive impression. Project a professional persona – and experience success.
Margie Lawson left a career in psychology to focus on her true passion—helping writers make their stories, characters, and words strong. Tired of the same old writing rules and tools? Try something new.
Using a psychologically based, deep-editing approach, Margie teaches writers how to bring emotion to the page. Emotion equals power. And power not only grabs readers, it holds onto them until the end. Many Margie grads have gone on to win awards, find agents, sign with publishers, and hit bestseller lists.
As an international presenter, Margie has taught over 150 full day master classes in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and France, as well as multi-day intensives on cruise ships in the Caribbean. Pre-COVID, she taught 5-day Immersion Master Classes across the U.S. and Canada and in seven cities in Australia too.
COVID Update: Immersion Master Classes are now virtual, taught through Zoom. Virtual Immersion classes are limited to six writers. They're two days long with two big topics--and as always, writers get one on one deep editing with Margie.
She also founded Lawson Writer's Academy, where you’ll find over 30 instructors teaching online courses through her website. To learn more, sign up for Margie’s newsletter.
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