Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | July 27, 2011

Book Recommendation: For Writers – Debra Dixon

Fiction or Nonfiction:  Nonfiction

Type:  Writing Craft

Author:  Debra Dixon

Title: “GMC:  Goal, Motivation, and Conflict”

Why:  “GMC:  Goal, Motivation, and Conflict” is referenced in many excellent writing-craft sources. But stick with the original. It’s the best.



  1. This *is* a good craft book.

  2. couldn’t agree with you more. Even when I haven’t read GMC in awhile, I find myself thinking in those terms nearly every day.

    • Thank you, Ann. This book is definitely worth rereading. Cheers, Ashley

  3. I have this and it’s one of the best.

    Thanks for promoting a must own.

    • You’re very welcome, Sandy. And you’re right. It’s a keeper. Cheers, Ashley

  4. Thanks for the reminder! It’s on my TBR pile. 🙂

    • Hi Jolyse, Cool! Have you noticed how TBR piles get really long then produce offspring? 🙂 Cheers, Ashley

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