I was chatting with a friend the other day about the challenges of writing a satisfying story ending worthy of all of the action that came before it. While arriving at a story's conclusion is a fulfilling and sweet experience for the writer, it's often a much more intense moment for the reader—a make or break moment, in fact.
Coming up with an ending that works can be a struggle—not simply because we're reluctant to say goodbye to the characters we've come to love, but because we don't know how to say goodbye to them. Fortunately, Writers Relief offers some solid and understandable suggestions on how to have the last word.
9 Key Elements Of Great Endings For Books And Stories
The Right Ending For Your Book
* * *A couple more resources on facing the end:
from Creative Writing Now
from The Write Practice