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

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Touché Cliché and How to Have More Fun on the Page

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Expand Time, Intensify Power

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Quirky Sells!

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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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Power Words, Backloading, and Words that Steal Your Power

Do you add power words and nix words that steal your power?

Do you know about Sequencing Issue Words? Telling Tags? Wasted Words? The Culminating And?

Join me for this 90 minute webinar on Thursday or Friday (Saturday in Australia and New Zealand) -- and you'll learn those gems and more!

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Writing Fresh: Smiles and Frowns and Smirks, Oh My!

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90 minutes

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The Page-Turning Power of Cadence

Reading a book with flat-lined cadence is like watching a movie on mute.

Most writers know about the power of rhythm and cadence and beats. But most don’t use that power as often as they could.

A compelling cadence is more than varying sentence lengths. More than using ­­­­­stand alone words.

A compelling cadence carries power on the page. It propels readers through paragraphs and passages and pages.

We’ll cover:

  1. How Cadence Conquers Content
  2. How to Boost Cadence with Five Fabulous Rhetorical Devices
  3. How to Use Powerful Cadence to Grab the Reader with an Emotional Boom!

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