The End of Happily Ever After

Column by Robbie Blair May 2, 2013
Once upon a time our stories ended with happily ever after. Something's changed. This article looks at ways modern story endings have moved away from traditional formats and expectations.

Five Plot Devices That Hurt Your Writing

Column by Jon Gingerich January 9, 2013
A list of common storytelling devices writers employ that usually cause far more harm than good.

What's The Value Of A Great Ending?

Column by Kelly Thompson September 17, 2012
What's the value of a great ending? When you botch it, does it ruin everything that came before, no matter how good?

Storyville: Endings, Twisted and Otherwise

Column by Richard Thomas August 16, 2012
A beginning, a middle, and an end. Let's talk about the end. Make it resonate.

Don't Leave Me Hanging...

Column by Taylor Houston October 17, 2011
The ending is the most important part, and as a writer you should want to write a spectacular ending because, hey, you did a heck-of-a-lot of work on the beginning and middle parts.