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Of carabiners and cliffhangers . . .

Alicia Finney

Alicia Finney

Cliffhangers.  Writers love ‘em.  Readers hate ‘em.  So why use do we insist on using a tool that makes even the most peace-loving reader want to go all green and start raging?  Because, when it’s done right, everyone loves a cliffhanger.  Done right, it utilizes a particularly power-packed moment to end your scene leaving the reader with both a rush of satisfaction and an urgency that compels them go on.  Right.  This.  Instant. Continue reading