I am secretly happy with my progress so far, actually. (Don’t tell my inner critic.)
How do we restore our motivation to finish our manuscript, essay, screenplay, etc? Well, there are many ways. Here is what works best for me:
This post is mainly for writers, but I think it can apply to various circumstances in life. What is the best way to receive criticism?
Flashbacks can be effective tools to advance the plot, add depth to your characters, and raise questions. However, they should be used sparingly and briefly, the way flashbacks might occur in real life.