How Chapter Structure and Ending Affect the Reader Experience

Sometimes, it would be easier if every book could end like the last page of a fairytale: “….and they all lived happily ever after. The end.” The dragon has just been defeated and the kingdom is saved. But, it turns out, this ending is rarely satisfying to readers. John Wilkerson, sci-fi author, journalist, and ghostwriter explains how to structure chapters and endings that will please readers. “When you end a chapter, there’s one goal in mind. You want the reader to turn the page and read the...
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