Tips for Creating a Flashback

Another way to handle what happened before Chapter One

Out of focus tree in center of the desert
A dream sequence is a type of flashback you can use to bring past events into your novel’s storyline. Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

In my story To Prologue or Not Prologue, I shared my thoughts not only on whether to include a prologue or not, but I shared what background material should and should not be included in a prologue. In this story, we’re discussing another strategy for including background material in your novel and that is by creating a flashback within your novel.

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Donna Brown

Donna Brown

Gardener, homesteader, chicken farmer, teacher, and Author of The Locket Saga, a fictional American Historical Family and the Perpetual Homesteader Blog https:/