This class is about openings. All your openings, not just the first opening in your book. The opening of your first chapter needs to carry powerful content, and powerful structure and style. The opening of every scene and every chapter needs to hook the reader with content and structure and style too. This course covers: …
writer, and international presenter – developed psychologically-based
editing systems and deep editing techniques used by new writers to
multi-award winning authors. She teaches writers how to add
psychological power to create page turners.
taught psychology and communication courses at the undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral levels. Her resume includes adjunct professor,
clinical trainer, facilitator of trauma response sessions, and director
of a counseling center.
the last six years Margie presented over sixty full day Master Classes
for writers. She taught her psychologically-anchored deep editing to
over five thousand writers across the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New
Writers who have
studied her material credit her innovative editing approaches with
taking their writing several levels higher—to publication, awards, and
To learn about Margie’s 3-day Immersion Master Classes, full day Master Class presentations, on-line course schedule, Lecture Packets, and newsletter, visit: www.MargieLawson.com.
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: Advanced Deep Editing, A Master Class Do you want to dig deep into deep editing? Do you want to work in an advanced class with …
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 …
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 visceral response. You don’t want to write them in a clichéd way. You want to write them fresh, with just the right amount of power. This …
Projecting a Professional Persona When Pitching and Presenting When you think about pitching or presenting, does your anxiety spike? Do you have a gut-grabbing, heart-ratcheting, vision-clouding visceral reaction? If so, this lecture packet is for you. Writers pitch to agents, pitch to editors, introduce guest speakers. They participate on panels, present workshops, give book signings. …
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 expression, flicker-face, gestures, posture, hierarchical zones . . . Body Language Clusters Avoidance and deception cues Vibes – beyond spidey senses and hair-raising Turning Points …
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 independent study with Lecture Packets. Lesson Plan: Part 1: Digging Deep into the EDITS System Part 1 — Addresses The Big Picture and the Nuances …
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 for power. Participants will: Learn the EDITS System and take it deeper. See the interplay of patterns on the page and analyze what’s needed to strengthen …
Want to add a psychological punch to your writing and editing? Want to learn how to capture the full range of body language on the page? Want to turn your work into a page-turner by powering up emotion and hooking the reader viscerally? Look forward to learning: The EDITS System Basic, complex, empowered, and super …