Now, at the end, here’s how to make sure you finish your novel, rather than just stopping.
At the very end of your book, you’ll discover whether you’ve written a drama or a melodrama–and that will dictate how you wrap it all up.
Sometimes, the end of the book just won’t work. There are two general reasons this happens–here’s how to deal with them.
This is what it’s all been leading to. It’s time to clear the table so the final conflict has a lot of elbow room.
Something you should have been doing all along, raising the stakes is essential to your final build. But doing it the wrong way can break your story. Here’s some ideas for how to navigate it if you’re having trouble.
Now as you approach the climax, you’re going to need to start bringing the threads together. What do you do if you’ve lost track of them? What do you do if your subconscious isn’t letting you proceed through to the end? Here are some ideas.
Writing every day is all about priorities. And sometimes, negotiating priorities gets…complicated. But making those tough decisions are essential to having a career that lasts. Here are some things worth considering.
Sometimes, you fall off the wagon. You miss a few days. Your wordcount isn’t up to where it should be. Here’s how to get back on the job, and keep from falling further behind.
Is it really possible to keep writing at speed, even during holidays, or an interstate move? Find out now, and how!
You love your main character–or at least find them interesting enough to write about. But that doesn’t mean you can treat them like you like them. Your story depends on your main character suffering–here’s why.