Writing

How to Write a Compelling Climax for Your Story

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 16, 2021 • 4 min read

The climax of a story—whether it’s a showdown between the hero and the bad guy in a gripping science-fiction thriller or the fateful choice the star-crossed lovers make—is a decisive moment that may linger with your reader long after they have finished your book. Learn how to write a compelling climax for your story.