Why Do Some Authors Insist on Writing a Lousy Ending?

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Good Morning, SEers. John is with you today, and I wish you a happy Friday. As you can see by the headline, today’s post is about that ending. You know the one I mean. The one that treats a reader like they are being shoved off the back of a flatbed truck on a dusty road in the dark. Yeah, I think you get it.

You want an ending that takes into consideration that you worked your eyeballs to the quick, wading through the story hoping for an explanation of all the book’s mysteries. Well, surprise. The author had some other idea, and, in the end, your fondest wish is you never picked up the book in the first place.

So how does this happen, and is there a name for the ending that makes you feel cheated? Well, there just happens to be…

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