Enliven Your Characters with Emotions and Body Language Cues with Psychologist and Editor Margie Lawson.


 Margie teaches writers how to use her psychologically-based editing systems and deep editing techniques to create page turners.

Register today for 2017 Chanticleer Authors Conference’s Master Class

Full Day Immersion Workshop, Thursday, March 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Lunch included.


Writing Body Language and Dialogue Cues like a psychologist: 

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 driven by subtle body language cues
  • Body Language and Dialogue Cues for POV and Non-POV characters
  • Body Language and Dialogue Cues with Rhetorical Devices
  • Specific Emotion-driven full Kinesics Patterns for anxiety, fear, joy, sadness, lust, shock, surprise . . .

Seats are limited. Register today! 

Testimonials regarding Margie Lawson’s Immersion Classes

“Margie’s Empowering Characters’ Emotions and Deep Editing classes not only helped me to get in touch with my characters’ visceral reactions, they also showed me ways to use my characters’ emotions to drive my plots in compelling and evocative new directions!”  ~CJ Lyons, bestselling author

Margie is a psychologist who applies what she knows about human psychology to writing fiction. I believe her material is brilliant.  Fiction is about giving readers a powerful emotional experience. Margie taught me a new ways to empower my writing.”  ~Randy Ingermanson, Ph. D., award-winning fiction author, and author of WRITING FICTION FOR DUMMIES

“Your classes changed my life!! My YA debut sold in a three-book, pre-empt to Harper Collins. Phoebe was so very complimentary about the way I render emotion and tension on the page and I know I have you to thank!”  ~Romily Bernard, award-winning author of Find Me released from Harper Collins

“…taking a course with her in person is as energizing as it is educational. And it’s just plain fun! She gets to the heart of an author’s voice and pulls out the best from each sentence. Margie is masterful at teaching writers how to fully engage the reader, elicit their emotions, and thrill them with a fabulous story.”  ~Tracy Brogan, Amazon and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

“Margie Lawson’s classes are the perfect choice for authors looking to take their writing craft to the next level….Margie will make you a better writer.”                    ~Jaye Wells award-winnning, USA TODAY Bestselling author of The Sabina Kane Series

What you learn from Margie is a writing-career changer! You will never look at your writing the same way again. Regardless of where you are in your writing – newbie or multi-published – Margie will teach you how to write a page-turner.” 
~Lara Chapman,  Young Adult author of Flawless

Seating is Limited.

Register TODAY!
Master Classes Day – $150.00 for all day session with Margie Lawson. Coffee, Lunch and Snacks are included. Classes and Lunch will be held at the Bellingham Yacht Club on THURSDAY, March 30, 2017. Free Parking, ADA accessible. 

Margie Lawson’s Immersion Master Classes will help you transform your manuscript into a page-turner!

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