Margie Lawson

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Tag: Craft

Fab 30 - Advanced Deep Editing, A Master Class

Three Prerequisites, Online Courses or Lecture Packets: Empowering Characters' Emotions Deep Editing: The EDITS System, Rhetorical Devices, and More Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues Like a Psychologist Fab 30: […]

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Scene and Sequel, Super Powered Writing Tool

Scene and Sequel--Plotting Super Power Would you like your next book to be optioned for film or TV? Does your plot pack a powerful emotional punch? Want the secret to eliminating sagging middles? Is your plot dilly-dallying on an escalator? Or strapped to a thrilling roller coaster? PLEASE NOTE: This is […]

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Diving Deep into Deep Point of View

With information coming at us from all sides, at all times of the day, the world has become a here and now kind of place. No wonder authors, agents, editors […]

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It's All About Character, Using Character Themed Words

This course will teach writers how to find and use character-themed words specific to their heroes, heroines, and even villains. Every word in your novel should serve two purposes: to […]

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Visceral Rules: Beyond Hammering Hearts

This class is all about adding emotion to your scenes. If you have a scene that carries a strong emotional stimulus, you usually need to give your POV character a […]

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From Blah to Beats: Giving Your Chapters a Pulse

You know the theory, read the books, have taken the classes, but still get critique groups/partners, agents, or editors saying: “Something’s off.” “The chapter doesn’t work.” “The scenes don’t come […]

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Creative Writing Weapons

Course description coming soon... Teacher Schedule Reviews Submit a Review Tags Level Advanced | All Levels | Beginner | Intermediate Topic Craft Duration month Teacher Koreen Myers

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Write Better Faster

Do you want to write faster?  Are you stuck or stalled in your process?  Are you frustrated with a lack of productivity? This is the class for you. Everyone wants […]

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Ta Da! How to put Funny on the Page

Slam your elbow on a table top and you’ll get up close and strip-down, naked personal with the location of your funny bone. Unfortunately, you’ll also discover there’s nothing funny […]

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Five-Week First Draft

Course description coming soon... Teacher Schedule Reviews Submit a Review Tags Level Advanced | All Levels | Beginner | Intermediate Topic Craft Duration 5-week Teacher Koreen Myers

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Diving Deep into Developmental Edits

Your words shine and each line glisten. But you’re still getting rejections! Pantsers and plotters, at some point you’re going to have to step back from the words, the lines, […]

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Story Structure Safari

Beautiful words and exciting scenes aren't enough to propel the reader through a novel. Stories need a plan, a focus, a solid structure from beginning to end. In this 30-day […]

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Create Compelling Characters

Depending on who you ask, there are 2, 4, 7, 9 or 13 different plots for a writer to use. Regardless of who you believe, with a finite number of […]

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How to Write a Novel in Evernote

Can you write on a train? On a beach? On a plane? Paper notes get lost too easily. Hard drives crash. Modern writing software is the answer, but software can […]

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Revision Bootcamp

Revision Boot Camp or Revision Retreat: You Decide You’ve got that first draft done or almost done. Or maybe you’re on your 2nd, 3rd, or LAST revision and you’re working […]

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Your First 5 Pages: Reader Glue

We all know what it’s like to pick up a book and be sucked into the fictional world. You sense that you can trust the author and suspend disbelief to […]

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30 Days to a Stronger Novel

“CHANGE IS SUCH HARD WORK…” BILLY CRYSTAL Change is hard work. But that’s what it takes if you’re trying to land an agent or a contract and all you get […]

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Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues

Learn how to write body language and dialogue cues from a kinesics specialist.  Writers will learn how to write fresh: Body Language Basics:  facial messages, lips, eyes, chin, full facial […]

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Digging Deep into the Deep EDITS System

Prerequisites: Empowering Characters’ Emotions Deep Editing:  The EDITS System, Rhetorical Devices, and More To meet the prerequisites, ECE and Deep Editing may have been taken as on-line courses, or as […]

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Deep Editing, Rhetorical Devices, & More

DEEP EDITING is for the writer who wants to psychologically impact the unconscious of the reader. For the writer who wants to learn fresh editing techniques. For the writer who wants to edit […]

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