What’s the Point of Your Story?
Seriously, it’s so often not clear. Here’s a guide to making your point.
It shouldn’t surprise any writer to hear that a story has to have a point. But so often we go off the rails during the course of writing and end up with a menagerie of ideas that can leave an editor scratching her head, trying to figure out what the point is. (That assumes you have an editor. If not, then it’s the reader you inflict your meanderings on.)