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Satisfying Endings

“One cold hard fact of fiction is that as we’re busy writing the most sophisticated story, we can also hear — if we listen carefully — the underlying rhythms of the fairytale. From mystery to romance, from high art to … Continue reading

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Energetic Endings

“The perfect ending should take the reader slightly by surprise and yet seem exactly right to him…. It is like the curtain line in a theatrical comedy. We are in the middle of a scene (we think) when suddenly one … Continue reading

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