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Chapter 9. A Place for Everything, and E... > Time Marches On: Chronological Order - Pg. 100

A Place for Everything, and Everything in Its Place 100 Write Angles To be sure you've included all the details in the correct order when you write a piece in chron-ological order, make a flow chart or timeline as part of your pre-writing. · Add transitional words to help readers track time. · Shift verb tenses if you break chronological order with a flashback or flash forward. Here's a biographical essay I wrote for inclusion in a reference text about well-known authors. Since I was describing my development as a writer, I used chronological order, tracking my life from child- hood to the present. One Writer's Life