Q: My question has to do with formatting. Is there a
standard way to insert a flashback? For example, should I
have an extra line space before and after the flashback?
Should I indent the flashback five spaces on both sides?
A: Formatting is not the only way to indicate a flashback;
it must also be handled with a narrative transition from
the present to the flashback and from the flashback back to
the present at the end. You can, however, also add a line
space before and after the transition, but do not indent on
both sides, which is a formatting device reserved for long
quotations. Do indent the beginning of each paragraph,
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