how to write an ending


How to End an Article With a Pow – Not a Fizzle

Some writers believe ending well is more important than starting strong. These five tips on how to end an article, essay, or chapter will help you find the right way to say “The End” without coming out and saying…ahem…The End. “It is always important to know when something has reached its end,” writes Paulo Coelho in The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession. […]

how to end an article

How to Write When You Have No Ideas

How to Write When You Have No Ideas

You want to write, but you think you have nothing to write about. Maybe you’re paralyzed by fear or uncertainty. Here’s how to write when you have no ideas. “Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open,” says Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones: Freeing […]


Examples of Good Writing From Published Writers

These examples of good writing are from a collection of essays from professional writers. The best way to improve your writing skills is to learn how published writers write is to study good writing. Good writers are “particular.” That is, they have a unique way of expressing themselves that goes beyond drawing readers in. They keep readers hooked, and make them beg for […]

Examples of Good Writing From Published Writers

tips for writing endings

5 No-Fail Ways to Write a Great Conclusion

Learn how to conclude your article, essay, story or poem. These five tips for writing strong conclusions are from freelance writer Susan Johnston. “There are no dull subjects,” said H.L. Mencken. “There are only dull writers.” Are you a dull writer? Re-read Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. One of his writing tips that “good books don’t give […]


10 Short Story Endings to Avoid at All Costs

These warnings will help you avoid writing the worse short story endings; they’re from oft-published author William Meikle. Use these fiction writing tips to end your story without boring or disappointing your readers… “A logical, satisfying ending is always required in a short story, but how do you ensure that yours is fresh and new?” asks this author of The Valley. ‘One way […]