Joanne Sher's Reviews > GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction

GMC by Debra Dixon
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Aug 03, 2011

it was amazing
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Recommended for: Patty Wysong

This is a book that folks have recommended to me for a couple years, and I finally got around to reading it. I wish I'd listened in the beginning!

So practical, with excellent examples and simple explanations of the basics of developing a plot for a story, and ensuring there is enough to it to sustain a novel.

This is a writing craft classic for a reason. I can't recommend it more highly!
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Reading Progress

August 3, 2011 – Shelved
August 9, 2011 –
page 11
6.67% "Already loving it. Especially the even more simplified explanation of Character, Goal, Motivation and Conflict: "Who, What, Why, and Why Not.""
August 23, 2011 –
page 17
10.3%
September 2, 2011 –
page 31
18.79% "Learning SO much!"
September 7, 2011 –
page 47
28.48% "Such good stuff. My book is full of underlining"
September 9, 2011 –
page 84
50.91% "Do NOT miss this book"
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September 15, 2011 – Shelved as: favorites
September 15, 2011 – Finished Reading

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