Grand Finales: Tips for Writing Great Endings of Novels

 

Writing a great ending for your book is just as important as a dynamite opening that rivets our attention and compels us to keep turning those pages.

 

A well-written book requires some kind of symphonic climax that resonates in our heads and hearts like the famous 40-second E-major chord at the end of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band. Our response may be filled with joy, hope, and happiness, or it may lead us to feel uncomfortable, to frown, scratch our heads, and worry about the unknown mysteries of life...