GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict (1996)
Gryphon Books for Writers.
Learn to use these critical fiction-writing elements to
give dimension to your characters and direction to your plot. Plan
a road map to keep your story on track. Discover why your scenes
aren't working and what to do about it.
"This book belongs on every fiction
writer's bookshelf. Anyone who has ever had a story to tell and is
dying to get it down on paper will find guidance and inspiration in GMC.
The presentation is clear, immediate, and relevant to all writers--from
novices to seasoned professionals. Experienced author Debra Dixon
has done a magnificent job of demystifying the toughest aspect of
fiction writing: that of a giving a story shape, form and
urgency." -- Susan Wiggs, RITAź Award winning author of over 40
novels and novellas.