While the opening line of a story must draw a reader in, the last line must leave them satisfied. The end of the story is what makes a book memorable. If anyone knows this, it’s the humorist David Sedaris. He is a best-selling author known for his sardonic wit and self-deprecating writing style. He’s had numerous New York Times best sellers. He writes and narrates radio shows for the Ira Glass-hosted This American Life on National Public Radio (NPR). He reads his essays on his BBC Radio 4 show Meet David Sedaris. He also writes short stories and personal essays for The New Yorker and Esquire. A great writer like David Sedaris can help you become a better writer in all aspects of the craft, including how to write the perfect ending.