Example (Flashbacks, subplots, and foreshadowing) Story Writing


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Example (Flashbacks, subplots, and foreshadowing)

The goal is to slip into the flashback or subplot at the precise moment we need to know the information it conveys so that when a scene ends and we re-enter the story, we have a new insight into what's happening and often into what's actually at stake. With that in mind, let's take a look at this passage from the novel about Emma, a violinist about to give her very first recital. (female speaker: As soon as they announced my name, I walked to center stage.

I couldn't see past the brightness of the footlights, but I knew there were hundreds of Paganini devotees waiting to hear me play, to hear precisely how I would interpret one of the greatest works ever written for violin. I paused and an image flashed through my mind. It was my eighth birthday, and I'd just started taking violin lessons. I was at school, hoping no one knew it was my birthday, because most kids' moms brought in cupcakes, and I knew mine wouldn't.

I was mortified when the teacher announced to the whole...

Example (Flashbacks, subplots, and foreshadowing)
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Example (Flashbacks, subplots, and foreshadowing) provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Lisa Cron as part of the Writing Fundamentals: The Craft of Story

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