Margie Lawson

Changing your Writing World

Category: Webinar

Pulverize Procrastination Using Your Personality and the Stages of Change
Instructions for Making 2021 Your Best Writing Year Ever!
Five easy steps you can complete in this 90 minute webinar!
  1. Learn Margie's DUH Plan, then grin and commit.
  2. Learn The Six Stages of Change and where you get stuck.
  3. Learn your strengths and how to use them.
  4. Do Margie's 'Who Are You?' exercise and love who you are.
  5. Make your WIS-SIC Plan and take charge of each day.
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Where’s Your Spotlight?

Where are you shining your spotlight?

What do you want the reader to pay attention to—in a sentence, in a paragraph, in a passage?

Join me on Feb. 18 or 19, and learn how to make your scenes spotlight strong!

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Eight Rules for Writing Mini-Flashbacks

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn:

  1. Five Reasons to Use Mini-Flashbacks
  2. Seven Questions You Need to Ask Yourself
  3. Eight Rules for Writing Mini-Flashbacks

We’ll deep edit analyze lots of mini-flashbacks. You’ll learn what works well and how to make each of your mini-flashbacks carry an emotional punch.

As always, the detailed handout is loaded with teaching points and examples.

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The Fun and Power of Deep Editing

This webinar covers:

  1. Using levels of amplification
  2. Effective stimulus response patterns
  3. Capturing fun on the page
  4. Having fun deep editing
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Touché Cliché and Cliché Play

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn:

  1. Seven ways to play with clichés.
  2. How to create and use a cliché twist file.
  3. How to find the truth that clichéd writing blocks.

This webinar is loaded with powerful examples of authors playing with clichés.

Join us, and you’ll become a trained professional cliché twister too. You’ll learn how to twist and torque and find the humor or the truth.

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Expand Time, Intensify Power

Expanding time is a brilliant tool that most writers don’t empower as much as they could. An expanded time passage that’s written well locks the reader in the POV character’s emotions. Those strong emotions keep the reader immersed in the story from one high emotion scene to the next.

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Unpredictable Sells Books!

We've all watched movies with dialogue we can predict. Watched movies with scenes we can predict. It's the same with some books.

Don't write that sometimes predictable book!

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Game-Changing Power: Sharing Impact on the POV Character

You can share impact in small ways and big ways. Sometimes that impact hits the reader with an EMOTIONAL BOOM!

You know you want more emotion. But sometimes you don’t know how to get it on the page. Sharing impact on the POV character will add emotion and depth and take your scenes from good to stellar.

Attend this webinar and I’ll show you how.

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Deep Editing On the Fly

Deep Editing on the Fly, Productivity on the Sly

Got 15 minutes? Add power to your WIP!

Attend this webinar and you’ll get Deep Editing Checklists and More!

  • Deep Edit Checklists
  • How to Boost Emotion
  • EDITS System Insights
  • Quick Ways to Add Power
  • Body Language Search Lists
  • Tips on What to Track and Why
  • Ways to Add Power to Your Day

We’ll dig deep in the loaded handout and do some quick in-webinar assignments too. Print one or more chapters of your WIP and have a red pen and some highlighters handy. Green? Blue? Pink? Orange?

This webinar is way more than how to power-punch your 15 minutes. It’s also loaded with deep editing tools you need to make your writing stellar!

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Writing Fresh Faces that Convey Real Life Emotion

We’ve all read frowns and scowls and furrowed brows. We’ve read eyes that slit and lips that tip. We’ve read so many smiles we could make a mile-high pile.

Don't give the reader things they've read before.

In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

-- Write Flicker-Face Expressions

-- Use the Tell a Friend Technique

-- Add Depth with Right-Time Amplification

-- Label Emotions to Carry Big-Time Power

-- Go from Emotional Set to Emotional Authenticity

-- Use Ten Rhetorical Devices to Write Fresh Faces

-- Access Your Emotions to Write Credible Expressions

Learn how to write expressions that capture emotional truth, and you’ll capture the reader too.

Come on. I’ll teach you how. No worries.

The webinar is this THURSDAY and FRIDAY! Attend one or both webinars.

Have a full social calendar? Register now and watch the recording later.

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Writing Fresh Voices that Convey Real Life Emotion

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Taking Charge of Your Life: Lessons from the Learning Curve and More!

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Lock-In-Change
You may have taken the Pulverize Procrastination webinar, but it's not required for this webinar.
We'll cover:
  1. Powering through sticking points
  2. Locking in change
  3. Locking in change
  4. Locking in change
  5. Celebrating your successes!
I made my point. Right?
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Dig for the Truth

You may think what you’ve written in a paragraph or passage is awesome. It may be right, but not carry the power and punch that it could.

Attend this webinar and learn how to add power by digging deep for your character’s truth.

90 minutes

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Finessing Back Story

Learn how to share backstory in smooth and smart keep-the-reader-hooked ways.

You'll learn:

  • Backstory Slip-Ins
  • The Magic of Sleight-of-Words
  • The Top Five Rhetorical Devices for Sharing Backstory
  • How to Enhance Backstory with Style and Structure

Join us Thursday or Friday and have a blast with backstory!

90 minutes

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What's the Visual?

Readers need visuals. Visuals fill in the story movie that's running in their heads. 

What's the visual? is my litmus test for Show, Don't Tell, and a whole lot more.

Join me for this 90 minute webinar.

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