Category Archives: Margie Lawson

Margie’s Rule # 2: Write the Hard Stuff — Facial Expressions

by Margie Lawson, @MargieLawson If you watch NCIS, you know Jethro Gibbs, aka Mark Harmon, has rules. Fifty-plus rules. My next fifteen (or fifty) blogs will feature a different Margie-Rule for writers. [Click here for Margie’s Rule #1: Never Take … Continue reading

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Margie-Rule # 1: Never Take Any Word for Granted

Hot News Flash!  Multi multi Margie Grad, Laura Drake, has just been announced as a double RITA Finalist (for those who don’t know, that’s the Oscars for Romance)!  See what a little Margie can do?  By Margie Lawson A big … Continue reading

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Get Fresh! Write the BEST Body Language with Margie Lawson

By Margie Lawson  Big hugs to Laura Drake for inviting me to post at WITS today. I love teaching writers how to create their best, best, best writing. Writing that draws the reader in so deep, that when the POV … Continue reading

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Write Fab Back Story: Not BS!

By Margie Lawson A huge THANK YOU to the amazing Laura Drake for inviting me to be her guest today! Don’t put BS on your pages! Write back story that is fresh and compelling. Readers need some back story. They … Continue reading

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Becoming a Visceral Warrior!

By Margie Lawson and Tiffany Lawson Inman A big lovey Thank You to Laura Drake for inviting us back to WITS. Surprise! It’s a mother-daughter duo blog! What happens to characters when they are in a high emotion scene? They … Continue reading

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What’s the Visual? Adding Power To Your Writing.

Margie Lawson is back with another can’t miss blog! AND, a giveaway. Read on! Writers know SHOW DON’T TELL, but some know it cognitively. It’s rote. They know SHOW DON’T TELL the same way they know i before e except … Continue reading

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Stellar Writing Sells!

It’s been awhile but, sparing precious time away from her new granddaughter, Margie Lawson is back with us at Writers in the Storm. Laura Drake and Fae Rowen can testify to Margie’s talents as a writing teacher. Here’s another great … Continue reading

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