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May, 2024: Virtues, Vices, and Plots!

Characters are like people. Each of us has "good" traits, like courage and resilience and intelligence, but we also have traits that get us into trouble like foolhardiness, stubbornness, and too smart for our own good. Same with our characters. We create strong traits, on both sides of the spectrum, and watch as our characters stumble through the story.

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Nix a Fine Word or Phrase and Dig Deep to Add Emotion

Sometimes writers can change one word or add a phrase and add big-time power. Learn how now.

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Sept, 2024: Story Structure Safari

Story Structure Safari’s goal is to help you dig deep into the heart of your story and focus on how to consistently meet or exceed your reader’s expectations.

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Stylistic Devices to Power Up Backstory and More!

Using stylistic devices to power up backstory and keep readers engaged is a powerful tool in your writer’s toolbox. And I’ll teach you five ways to share backstory and more, and I’m betting you’ll love what you learn!

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Protected: April 2023 Private Enduro Immersion near Fort Worth

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March 2024 In Person Immersion Master Class

Loved Immersion and want even more power? This advanced version is more of everything Margie teaches for those who have already mastered the basics.

March 6 – 10, Stafford, Virginia

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Eight Musts for Writing Visceral Responses Part 2!
Tired of using cliched, overused, carry-no-power visceral responses?
I'll continue covering the eight musts in this webinar will give you the boost you need!
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Get Psyched about Writing Subtext!

Get Psyched about Writing Subtext, and you’ll see what to do to with Subtext!

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In-Depth Scene Analysis with the EDITS System

Want to learn how to take a scene from the POV character’s head to the reader’s heart?

Grab this webinar!

The EDITS System is a tool I created for writers to analyze scene components. It’s the ultimate show-don’t-tell power tool!

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Make Characters’ Personalities Pop with the Style Survey! 

Make Characters’ Personalities Pop with the Style Survey! 

Take this personality assessment for each of your main characters, and yourself!

You’ll learn how to analyze personality profiles and how to use the results to:

  • Add emotion
  • Add tension
  • Deepen characterization
  • Complicate relationships
  • Motivate their behavior for emotional authenticity
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Margie's Top 5 Tips for Writing Fresh Character Descriptions
Margie's Top 5 Tips for Writing Fresh Character Descriptions
Every character description is an opportunity to deepen characterization, to slip in something powerful, to wow your readers.  And who doesn't want to impress their readers?
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Ramping Up your Writing to NYT Stellar!

Emotion sells books. Fresh writing sells books. Putting more power on the page sells books.

Let me help you sell more books!

Give me 90 minutes and I’ll share five ways to help you ramp up your writing to NYT stellar!

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The EDITS System, Your Scene Analysis Power Tool

Want to learn how to take a scene from the POV character’s head to the reader’s heart?

Grab this webinar!

The EDITS System is a tool I created for writers to analyze scene components. It’s the ultimate show-don’t-tell power tool!

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Those Devilish Details: When to Amplify, When to Cut

You need to share all sorts of details to make scenes and characters real. But you also need to pick up pace, keep the story moving. Give me 90 minutes, and I'll share a dozen times when you need to amplify and a dozen times when you need to cut.

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Eight Musts for Writing Visceral Responses
Tired of using cliched, overused, carry-no-power visceral responses?
The eight musts I cover in this webinar will give you the info and boost you need!
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Margie's 25 Point Dynamic Dialogue Checklist

This isn’t your typical webinar on how to write dialogue. I always think like a psychologist. And I’ll help you think like a psychologist and make your dialogue super-strong. You’ll see lots of items on my 25-point checklist that I’m betting you’ve never considered. And they’re critical. But you have to register for the webinar […]

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