Ending Scenes, therefore, are very important to your story and should not be approached carelessly. Unless you are creating suspense or something akin to it, the reader should not be left dangling aimlessly. You might lose him/her. At the same time you want the reader’s anticipation to be alive. This is a fine line, but I would err on the side of mystery.
The middle of your scene is primarily where the bulk of the story occurs. The opening of the scene prepared the reader for what was about to occur and now it is happening. And the closing scene will bring it to either an end or a continuing.
Scenes are like the pieces of a crossword puzzle. Individually they may be interesting but when placed in the proper place then they form an integral part of the puzzle. Before they had little meaning but now a complete picture is shown.
This desire to be independent can lead to bad decisions, but it can also lead to great decision making!
So let’s talk grammar. If you were writing for a college course or a college professor you might be expected to write perfect grammar. Less than perfect
might have disastrous consequences. But when you are writing novels good grammar may be more desirable than perfect grammar.
Back when I was in my twenties I had a desire to write books. I found and signed up for a writing course. Although the course was not considered expensive by the experts I ended dropping out because of lack of money.
Last Monday I wrote about the Holocaust which was the attempt by Hitler’s Germany to destroy Jewish people. Today I’m writing about another Holocaust, the attempt by liberals to destroy defenseless humans we call the unborn. Another name is infanticide!
I’ll admit right up front that there is no such thing as a perfect novel. There are millions of readers out there and every one of them have their own idea of what constitutes a good or great novel.
So, perfect novel? No! Good, yes.
So what constitutes a good novel?
The series The World That Was is a fictional story that is based on historical and Biblical facts. I didn’t one day just sit down and dash off a novel. It took tremendous research.
It doesn’t matter whether you are an established author or brand new you still need a website. Consider it an absolute must!