Jennifer's Journal


Sunday, October 25, 2009

Writing Tip of the Day

The Black Moment in a story is the point, usually about three-quarters through the book, when all seems lost. The happy outcome is most in doubt; justice and true love, so it appears, can never triumph. It is the moment when the author has the best opportunity to tap the emotions of readers. The darker you can make the Black Moment, the more satisfying will be your HEA ending.


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