01 Jul 25. How to End Your Book
You’re reading along, and the book is great. But you turn the page, and it’s over.
That’s all there is. No warning. The book is just done, and you feel a bit cheated.
Readers can feel the end of your book coming, but they don’t want to be cut off abruptly, like their relationship with your book never really mattered or never happened at all.
The end of your book is the last impression you leave with your readers.
Discover how to make the most of your ending. Leave your readers feeling satisfied but still wanting more from you.
- How to know when your memoir is over
- How to wrap up your how-to book
- Why every subject-matter-expert book (including narrative nonfiction) needs a clearly defined conclusion
- What (if anything) to ask of your readers at the end of your book