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By Melanie Anne Phillips
Creator of StoryWeaver

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From the founder of Storymind

Man Made follows a mysterious force as it sweeps around the globe erasing anything man made - from buildings, vehicles, and technology to medicines, clothing, and dental work.

Governments stagger under the panic, religions are at a loss for an explanation, scientists strive for any means to stop or divert the phenomenon, and the world’s population from families to individuals struggle to prepare for The Event, which will drive humanity back beyond the stone age.

The Event is coming.

Are you prepared?

Copyright Melanie Anne Phillips


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~ Step 164 ~


This is your wrap-up, send-off, and author's proof.  It is the chapter in which all the remaining loose ends are tied up, all residual dramatic tension resolved.  It is here your readers say goodbye to the characters and disentangles itself from the fabric of your fiction.

Pull together the threads of your plot, characters, theme, and genre to resolve all things still open.  Although you can create as many dramatic scenarios as you need to do the job, the conclusion should be handled as quickly and efficiently as possible.  In short, once the show is over, Elvis should leave the building.