How to Write a Novel and Defeat the Infamous Sagging Middle

The sagging Middle is a deal breaker for most readers, and rightly so. In fact, if you have stirred their interest with a well orchestrated beginning — indeed to the point they have forked their money to keep on reading — they expect you to also be able to engage them till the very end.

A Matter of Length

First of all, it may simply be the case you’re trying to write a novel using an idea which is best suited for a shorter form — a novella, or maybe even a short story.