happily ever after

Poll Results: Poor Cinderella

Last week, I experimented with running a poll on the blog. I asked whether people preferred the books they read to have happy endings, or satisfying endings that made sense with the plot and general arc of the story. Turns out, 2/3 of the people who voted chose the satisfying […]

May 14, 2013

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Satisfyingly Ever After

I’ve always been a sucker for a happy ending.  I want the guy to get the girl. I root for the underdog. I long for the rags to become riches. Lately though I’ve become bored by stories that neatly tie up every loose end.  It feels like lazy writing.  It […]

May 6, 2013

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