Cliffhanger Clarification

Okay, guys, I try not to use this space just for venting (like the rest of the world, I have a personal Facebook account for that), but there’s something that’s just been driving me nuts, and THE PUBLIC MUST KNOW. Endings. I want to discuss the difference (OMG THERE IS ONE) between three non-traditional devices for ending your story: the twist ending, the open ending, and the cliffhanger. (Note: This post includes unapologetic spoilers for the movies Ghostbusters, The Sixth Sense and Inception, because if you haven’t seen those by now, come on, what are the chances?) Let’s talk cliffhangers first, because that’s … Continue reading