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by Keith
December 18th, 2009, 2:59 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Rules for Chapters
Replies: 9
Views: 2025

Re: Rules for Chapters

Yeah, that's an interesting debate on how to end a chapter. James Rollins (regardless of your opinion of him overall) is a master of ending every chapter with something to which you absolutely must know the answer. A cliffhanger. And that approach really propels his story forward, giving it a speed ...
by Keith
December 17th, 2009, 7:30 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Rules for Chapters
Replies: 9
Views: 2025

Rules for Chapters

Hi, All. What's the deal with chapters? I know from reading, of course, that a book can contain chapters as short as one page squeezed in between much longer chapters. But it seems that the rules are different for established authors and unpublished first-timers. For example, there are novels that c...