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Writing with Chekhov's Gun

Chekhov’s Gun: What it is and how to use it like a pro

  ‘Chekhov’s Gun’ is a concept that describes how¬†every element of a story should contribute to the whole. It comes from Anton Chekhov’s famous book writing advice: ‘If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.’ In […]

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