Hallmarks Of An Effective Flashback | Bullish Ink: Write Fiction Right | Scoop.it

When writers overuse flashback, readers grow impatient, losing interest in, or even forgetting, what’s happening in the now of the story. Yes, we should explore our story’s past. But at some point in revision, we need to reign the past in, selecting and shaping only those episodes that are crucial to understanding the present.