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Oct, 2020: Crazy Easy Social Media for Authors

Tweet like a twit? Facepalm every time you check Facebook? Feel like a pinned bug on Pinterest?

What's an author to do with all of the social media opportunities clambering for our attention?

Confused by controversy? Troubled by trolls? You'll learn the skills to control your social media presence without losing your mind.

Class includes on-line lessons and one-on-one virtual meetings to help you discover and manage your own unique brand. Lisa will make sure you have the tools to tame social media.

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Oct, 2020: Deep Editing, Rhetorical Devices, & More

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

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Oct, 2020: From Blah to Beats: Giving Your Chapters a Pulse

In this four week an abundance of learning opportunities will promote discussion and give you plenty of opportunity to learn from each other. Submitting work will allow you to put the theory to work and benefit from classmates’ feedback. And as a multi-Margie grad with a masters in writing from Vermont College, I’ll also be digging deep to help you pull out your best work.

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Oct, 2020: It's All About Character, Using Character Themed Words

Using character-themed words will grab your reader’s attention and hold it throughout the novel. Readers remember real characters. Characters that are so fully-developed, they walk off the page and into our hearts.

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Oct, 2020: Taking a Book from Good to Sold

In this workshop, New York Times bestselling romantic comedy author Shirley Jump will share the ten lessons she learned that helped her take a book that had won the Tampa Area Romance Authors First Impressions contest and make it into one that was bought by Silhouette, plus how she turned formerly rejected books into single title sales.

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Oct, 2020: Virtues, Vices, and Plots!

Getting your story set up is hard, right? Nailing all those plot points and inciting incidents and black moments in the perfect place is like trying to scratch that hard-to-reach place on your back.

I can teach you an easier way. I'll teach you how to use your main character's vices and virtues to craft a three-act, eight-sequence outline that gives you a starting block for your story. We'll cover:

  • character archetypes
  • character traits
  • why and how we break our stories into eight equal parts
  • how to create a character arc that is an integral part of your story
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Oct, 2020: Write Backstory With Confidence

The Write Backstory With Confidence workshop is for fiction writers who want to avoid information dumps and use backstory to provide character motivation that resonates with readers.

Backstory is the foundation of engaging characters and believable plots. When it’s well integrated and authentic, it drives the main story without killing pace. Learn how to banish boring backstory while maintaining pace and tension, with proven techniques that will enhance your overall storytelling proficiency. You’ll have seamless backstory in no time!

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Virtual Immersion - October 2020 Session 1

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - October 2020 Session 2

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - October 2020 Session 3

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - November 2020 Session 1

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - November 2020 Session 2

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - December 2020 Session 1

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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Virtual Immersion - November 2020 Session 3

Margie Lawson's Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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The Page-Turning Power of Cadence

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90 minutes

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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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