Tag Archives: endings

The Defeated of the Summer

As some may remember, I worked at a summer camp this year.  My job was to run the indoor areas like the game room and the arcade.  Throughout the summer, I had some time to play a few video games … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing an Ending Whether You Want To or Not

That’s a heavy quote . . . Let’s lighten the mood with a humorous list of ways an author can end a story. Don’t do it!  You might never have another idea and people already like this one.  Even if … Continue reading

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Should You Know Your Ending?

I’m pretty sure a lot of people are going to disagree with this sentiment.  The path of the pantser if fairly common.  Not the way I do things, but I’ve run into many who simply fly into a story to … Continue reading

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Coming to the End

Another year ends Yet the emotions carry over Joys and pains Ignore the calendar Only the callous and cruel Can make a fresh start By tossing all the past away Humanity exists With hearts that see an end While remembering … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Coming to the End

With Legends of Windemere: Warlord of the Forgotten Age coming up, I figured now was a good time to open the floor.  Just a few questions about finales, which everyone has an opinion on. What is your favorite ending to a series? … Continue reading

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Different Types of Closure

I’ve said in previous posts that one of the most important parts of concluding a series is creating closure. You need to bring things to an end, which isn’t as easy as some people think.  In fact, one of the … Continue reading

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Twisting the End of a Series

Endings are difficult and you need to be careful about being predictable.  You also need to creature closure and not draw it out for too long.  After years, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to end Legends of Windemere.  One … Continue reading

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