Cooking the (Right) Books — Ignoring Trope-ish Cliche

In three decades of reading and writing, I’ve come to learn there are three major areas where most authors fall flat when attempting to write a good book.

Namely, the beginning, the middle, and the end.

I realize the tone of such an observation might smack as unduly flippant but please understand that this is said not out of malice, but…