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On Your Character’s Motivation (GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict, The ABCs of Writing) by Tinthia Clemant
Welcome to Tinthia Clemant’s second post in her three-part series on Goal, Motivation, and Conflict — The ABCs of Writing. This one focuses on your character’s motivation.
Goals versus Desires – Wanting something is a desire; working to obtain that something is the goal.
When authors work with me, some of their challenges surround how to help the sagging middle of their novel. That sagging middle is often due to not knowing their characters well enough. All good...
Authenticity. Be myself — everyone else is taken. Vulnerability is my strength. Words to live by. Words to feel. Words to fight. Conflict. External conflict. I’m not great at external conflict in my novels...