How to Handle Flashbacks
by Dorothy Love
Should I use a flashback in my novel? If so where does it go? How do I get in and out of the flashback scene?
Good questions. Not every novel benefits from the addition of a flashback–a scene that takes a character back in time to relive a previous event. But it can be useful if your novel covers a period of years, or if your present story has its origins in a past [...]