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What Should Be in a Book’s Act Two?

Act Two is the meat of the book sandwich. More than half the book will be in this act, with a big reversal in the middle, rising and falling roller coaster action and complications, and ending with a big climax or decision or turning point. Here's how to do that.

My Best Review Ever

Bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins recalls what kept him up at night while editing his first novel. And how that led to the best review he's ever gotten.

My Best Review Ever

Bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins recalls what kept him up at night while editing his first novel. And how that led to the best review he's ever gotten.

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