The ending of your story is a loooong way away from the beginning. Three hundred pages or
100,000 words is an extraordinary journey. Contemplating the ending from the
vantage point of the beginning is like looking up at the top of Mt. Everest and
imagining yourself, in all your windblown, frostbitten glory, standing there with your
hands on your hips and your foot propped on a rock. It’s all a bit hard to
Your Story’s Beginning: Asking the Right Question
Your Story’s Ending: Answering the Right Question
Tell me your opinion: Will your story ending answer the question presented in its beginning?
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Story by K.M. Weiland