Episode 86 - Handle with care! Writing and placing the flashback scene

December 15, 2016 00:13:35
Episode 86 - Handle with care! Writing and placing the flashback scene
The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
Episode 86 - Handle with care! Writing and placing the flashback scene

Dec 15 2016 | 00:13:35

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Show Notes

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Loved and hated in equal measures, the flashback remains a firm favourite with authors. When it's done well it can enthrall readers, give them a poignant and dramatic experience, and drive the engine of your story. Done badly, and it will leave your reader confused and frustrated. In this episode we look at the good and bad of the flashback scene, and identify the guiding principles for using this type of scene appropriately.

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