When is not a twist ending a twist ending?

When reader expectations for the genre call for a twist ending, but the author gives them the straight-up plotline. Yup. He dunnit.

Just finished reading an excellent book which I will spoil only to say it’s “this year’s big blockbuster.”

All through the book I’m trying to figure out what the big reveal at the end is going to be. And it turns out to be the straight-forward solution. Ha! Well done, author, well done.

There’s nothing I love more than an unexpected ending, and this, while not being a twist, was the least expected ending of all.


Plot twist ahead


Or not.

About Gina Storm Grant

I'm a writer and upcycler. I have 14 books published under 3 pen names: Storm Grant, Gina X. Grant, and Gina Storm Grant. I rescue found furniture from the curb, as well as one oversized Mexican Street Dog named Canoli.

Posted on July 25, 2016, in Opinion, Writing and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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