How to Write Effective Flashback Scenes

Episode Transcript:

Flashback scenes are some of the most difficult to write. 

An ineffective flashback may bore readers, jarring them out of the story, making them wish the author would just get on with it. Excessively lengthy and frequent flashbacks may even make readers set a book aside. 

How can you ensure your story’s flashbacks don’t make readers’ eyes glaze over? Let’s break down how you can craft these tricky contextual scenes with confidence, clarity, and success.

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