How to end a novel?

My current dilemma is should I spell out the ending with a drum roll and ta-da! or let the reader turn off the spotlight and draw the heavy red velvet curtains themselves as the actors leave the stage? Any thoughts gratefully received. In the meantime, here’s a picture of a stage:

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Editing: On Screen or On Paper? …

So this week is mainly about editing The Perfect Affair. I’ve done 2 screen edits and now it’s the turn of the paper version and the difference is amazing! It is a completely different dynamic and personally I’d recommend the paper version any time. I guess my brain’s just wired so that it reads differently […]

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