Posted on 03/03/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
In an ideal world, your book is the one that keeps a reader up well past their bedtime because each chapter compelled them to keep going.
In reality, editor Louise Harnby sees a fair number of “saggy-bottomed” chapters that let readers easily set the book down.
Make sure this doesn’t happen to your book by checking out Harnby's post of seven types of strong chapter endings (with examples).
The good news is, you might already have those suspenseful lines or moments in your works — you just need to identify and trust in them.
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