Edie Melson

Edie Melson

Edie Melson is a woman of faith with ink-stained fingers observing life through the lens of her camera. She’s a writer who feels lost without her camera and a reluctant speaker who loves to encourage an audience. And she embraces the ultimate contradiction of being an organized creative. She knows the necessity of Soul Care and leads workshops throughout…

Susan Watts

Susan Watts

Susan Watts, who writes under the name Michelle Allums, has been writing stories since she can remember. Her favorite thing as a child was to open a blank notebook and begin writing a new adventure. She always liked reading but enjoyed creating her own stories even more. She also loves the martial arts and has…

Rebecca J. Clark

Rebecca J. Clark

Rebecca J. Clark (Becky) is a USA Today best-selling romance author, and has also been a personal fitness instructor and class instructor for the past 22 years. She’s trained hundreds of clients over the years, from retired ballerinas and professional bodybuilders, to 97-year-old great-great grandmas. But the majority of her clients are just regular people…

Sarah (Sally) Hamer

Sarah (Sally) Hamer

Sally Hamer is passionate about teaching people both to write their stories and to take care of themselves. A writing instructor at LSU in Shreveport, Louisiana and for Lawson Writing Academy for decades, she’s proud of the success of her many multi-published award-winning students. Sally also teaches a health-care-based philosophy on how people can overcome…

Lisa Norman

Lisa Norman

Lisa Norman’s passion has been writing since she could hold a pencil. While that is a cliché, she is unique in that her first novel was written on gum wrappers. As a young woman, she learned to program and discovered she has a talent for helping people and computers learn to work together and play…

Margie Lawson

Margie Lawson

Margie Lawson left a career in psychology to focus on another passion—helping writers make their writing bestseller strong. Using a psychologically based deep-editing approach, Margie teaches writers how to bring emotion to the page. Emotion equals power. Power grabs readers and holds onto them until the end. Hundreds of Margie grads have gone on to win…