Rewrite the ending to a favorite book.
Have you ever fallen in love with a book, but felt let down by the ending? Perhaps the resolution wasn’t quite what you’d hoped for, and the novel’s driving question was left hanging? Or perhaps the conclusion felt heavy-handed, the story tied up in too neat a bow?
This week, dear writers, try your hand at writing an alternative ending for an old (or new) favorite. Make sure to give us a brief summary of the book up to your final chapter. Want to see how it's done? Betsy Jenner leads
the way with her final note of the Agatha Christie novel Absent in the Spring
And good news: Our Book Review competition opens Monday. What better warm-up than identifying how a different ending can re-shape the reading experience?