The climax scene is where you get to shine as an author. Every word you’ve written up to this point is going to pay off.
What is the Climax?
You’ve built you’re story up to the climax with rising action, and now the climax scene (or scenes) will have the highest level of conflict, the greatest tension, or the most devastating emotional upheaval.
Up to this point there has been no scene as intense as the climax scene.
I read a book where the most intense scene occurred at the midpoint. A woman trapped in a car was slowly being submerged. The scene was wonderfully written and had me turning the pages. The book could have ended there. If I’d stopped reading there, I would have left the book feeling satisfied.
Unfortunately, I had no idea the climax was going to be a let down compared to the midpoint scene. The…
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