Personally, I like fitting endings even more than happy ones. Sure, it's nice to know that the characters you've read about succeed. When you've invested time and emotional energy, you enjoy it when they make it out of their troubles and gain the victory they've sought for so long, but I don't like false endings. … Continue reading How to Write an Ending that Fits Your Story
Every story has to have its ending, and there have been times in history when a particular ending was preferred. King Lear was even altered to give it a happy ending (which I felt defeated the artistic work of Shakespeare). Some people can't wait for the end, wading through drama and angst solely to get to the … Continue reading Do You Like Happy Endings? #atozchallenge #amwriting
I haven’t always been fond of rewriting. I used to approach it as the last thing to do, a quick proofread to catch errors and inconsistencies and then be done with things. What I enjoyed most was the new stories, thinking of scenarios and exploring new adventures with my characters, not going back over the … Continue reading Revision: A Miserable Experience or A Grand Adventure?