Tag: ending

  • Endings v. Beginnings: Which is More Important?

    Endings or beginnings? Which are more important? Neither. They are both crucial. Connection between the Beginning and the Ending The first thing to notice is that these two points in a narrative must be intimately connected. The story problem you set up must be the same story problem that you solve. When you’re revising a […]

  • Caroline Starr Rose: 2K12

    Debut Novelist Prunes her Rosebush Introduced first in 2007, debut children’s authors have formed a cooperative effort to market their books. I featured Revision Stories from the Classes of 2k8, 2k9, 2k11 and this year, the feature returns for the Class of 2k12. Class of 2008 Class of 2009 MORE 2k11 Guest post by Caroline […]

  • Page 32

    Page 32, the last page in a picture book is a chance to give the reader a twist, or emphasize an emotion. Page 32 The last page of a picture book is a left-hand single page. Consider ways to use this last chance to connect with the readers. Emphasize the emotional connection. In Officer Buckle […]

  • Begin at the Beginning

    Begin at the Beginning Where to begin your novel, that is the question? When you write the first draft, you should jump in and get started. But when you revise your novel, you have a better chance of making the right choice. Connect the beginning and the end. Make sure the beginning sets up the […]