Margie Lawson

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Tag: Jan 2024

Creating a Constellation of Characters to Inhabit Your Story or Series

Lackluster, one-size-fits-all characters aren’t enough to keep readers turning those pages and anticipating future books. You need a well-rounded cast of complex, riveting characters to inhabit your story—a constellation of supporting characters to showcase the protagonist Star. In this month-long class, the Constellation lessons will guide you through: To create dimensional characters, we will use […]

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Power Up Your Setting

You’ve got your plot. You know your characters. You’ve filled your stories with goals and obstacles and conflicts, and oh boy, are the stakes running high. You’ve written a book that will surely jump off the shelves. BUT No matter how much you love your story, characters, and world, surprisingly, not everyone always feels the […]

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Dazzling Developmental Edits

10 People. 20 Pages. Deep Developmental Edits. Editing your manuscript to get it ready for an agent or editor requires more than just crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s. That’s where a developmental editor comes in. Developmental editing is the first stage in preparing your manuscript for professional eyes. It helps you to build […]

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Defeat Self-Defeating Behaviors

Allow Writing Productivity and Creativity to Soar Need to gain control of your writing life? The time is now. The change is you. BONUS! BONUS! BONUS! You'll get a 40 minute phone, Skype, or Viber session with Margie between January 15 and February 15. You'll focus on making what you learn in this course work […]

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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: Each teaching point will be illustrated with examples from bestselling authors, their excerpts dissected and analyzed. Bonus Lecture from a Police Detective:  Body Language in the Police and Criminal Worlds — Interrogations, Spotting Criminals, Hostage […]

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Lights! Camera! Tension!

Tension belongs: In every book In every scene On every page Without it, who cares?  The whole story falls flat.  In this class, we’ll drill deep to find exactly what creates tension in a scene or a character and we’ll learn dozens of ways to make sure you’ll use Margie’s orange highlighter at all the […]

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