Building Blocks for GMC with Deb Bailey

Plot-Structure-GMC Building Blocks for GMC with Deb Bailey

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  1. Structure
  2. GMC
  3. Plotting
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Class Length
2 Weeks
Goal, Motivation and Conflict are building blocks for storytelling. This workshop will break down GMC as it applies to the internal, the external and romantic goals, motivations and conflicts for your story.

Starting with internal goals, then adding external goals for your main characters to see how they work together. Then the final layer, romantic goals which should intersect with what the character wants internally and externally.

We’ll be looking at motivation and conflict in the same way for the three areas. Then, we’ll see how they are all connected.

We’ll cover:
  • Goals – defining inner, outer and romantic goals for your main characters.
  • Motivation – defining the inner, outer and romantic motivations for your main characters.
  • Conflict – defining the inner, outer and romantic conflicts that stand between your characters and what they desire.
  • How backstory can be layered with your GMC building blocks.
Class Format
Savvy Authors' workshops are held on a forum: a bulletin board based system. You will receive a reminder notice one day prior to the start of the workshop that includes instructions on how to access the workshop forum. If you have not received instructions by the day the workshop begins, please check your spam filter.

The forum will be available the morning (EST) of the day the workshop starts and will remain accessible to all participants thereafter. You will also be given simple instructions on how to create a PDF of all your discussions along with our privacy and data retention policy.
Deborah Bailey
Start date
Mar 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM
End date
Apr 1, 2024 at 12:50 AM
Registration end date
Mar 21, 2024 at 12:50 AM
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