To Epilogue or Not To Epilogue?

Just finished drafting the penultimate chapter of my novel. Now twenty-two down, and 88,000 words written. Only one chapter left!

Or so I thought. And then it occurred to me: ‘Hang on, this isn’t a chapter. It’s an epilogue.’

Then the second thing occurred to me: ‘But people hate epilogues. Don’t they?’ Read more…