To End, or Not to End.
Love this quote from Kristopher Jasma’s opinion piece about the art of writing endings:
“The last hundred yards up the mountain are the steepest. The air is very thin and you cannot share it with your characters anymore. You have to leave them, along with everything you’ve written to that point. It is the last thing you want to do, but as you go higher you’ll get your first look at them from above. They become smaller somehow, as from the summit you can finally see the mountain in its entirety.”
Here’s his essay in it’s entirety: