Rewrite a scene from your life, something that happened today. Choose something that may have not worked out for you, or was even a complete disaster. Rewrite it as you would have wanted it to happen.
The next question to ask yourself about your climax is this: does your protagonist learn an important lesson? In real life, the most difficult events of our lives leave lasting impressions. How will the most intense scene (the climax) of your book affect your protagonist for the rest of their life? The change may not [...]