Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Master Class: Digging Deep into the EDITS System

October 4-17 & 18-31, 2009
MASTER CLASS: "Digging Deep into the EDITS System" (Part 1 & 2)
by Margie Lawson

Prerequisite: Must have completed "Deep Editing: The EDITS System, Rhetorical Devices and More"

Part 1 of DIGGING DEEP covers
* The big picture and the nuances of the EDITS system
* Writing emotion for visceral impact
* Streaming emotion for your genre and style
* Editing patterns and voids
* Scene strategies: balancing and tracking
* Tension, conflict, and the EDITS system

Part 2 provides time to analyze your strengths and work on the areas you need to strengthen, per EDITS category. Using the Digging Deep worksheet, Anchor and Application, you'll dig deep into Diagnose and Treat while obtaining feedback from Margie. Applying the EDITS System, you'll know WHAT editing you need to do WHERE, WHY you need to edit that passage, and HOW (multiple options that fit your writing style) to make that passage stronger.

Margie Lawson -- psychologist, writer and international presenter -- applied her pyschological expertise to analyze hundreds of novels and determine what made them bestsellers. She has developed innovative innovative editing systems and dozens of deep editing techniques. Margie teaches writers how to edit for psychological power, how to hook the reader viscerally, how to write page-turners. Read about her contests, three-day Immersion Master Classes, newsletter, online courses, Deep Editing Analyses and presentation schedule at

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