The End is In Sight (I Think)

I wish I knew why the last few hundred words of a novel are always so hard to write. It happens every time, and it’s like pulling teeth to keep going. I’ve added about 7,000 words to A Perfect Slave, bringing it up to almost 58,000. It’s a much better book now, and I’m happy with how it’s shaped up, but those last few paragraphs… Tomorrow. It has to be tomorrow. Do or die.


2 thoughts on “The End is In Sight (I Think)

  1. You’re so right, Catana. The first novel I ever wrote was a very long, out-of-control piece of goods. When I was in the early stages, I would get so excited when I thought about writing the last chapter. I couldn’t believe how it was when I finally got there. Three unpublished novels later, I now know all last chapters are hard – but it’s weird, isn’t it? Just plug on and do it.

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