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Now to Then



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Have you ever written in reverse, dear writers?
 
In How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, Dominican-American writer Julia Alvarez uses reverse chronology to tell the story of four sisters, spanning more than thirty years. The novel begins in the present, in the United States, where the sisters live as adults, and ends in the Dominican Republic, where the family lived before fleeing Rafael Trujillo's dictatorship.
 
Your turn, dear writers. Tell us a story using reverse chronology, beginning in the now. Using Alvarez’s structure, travel from the present moment backward through time.

For inspiration, check out "Weighted" by Peer Ambassador Lia Kares!