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THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Chekhov’s tragicomic classic gets a more modern treatment with the New Theatre’s production of The Cherry Orchard, focused much more on its tragic dimensions than its inbuilt lighter fare. 325 more words

Theatre

Uncle Vanya - A. Chekhov

There are two kinds of revolutionary writers: Those who create something new. What’s new gets old. And there are those whose works are one of a kind. 438 more words

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The Seagull - A. Chekhov

There are two kinds of revolutionary writers: Those who create something new. What’s new gets old. And there are those whose works are one of a kind. 442 more words

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Storytellers, Are You Cheating Your Readers?

If you’ve been following the quick updates to Jonathan’s story, you know he’s been fooling around behind his wife’s back. I certainly wasn’t happy when I saw Jonathan and Fiona kissing in the corner. 1,414 more words

Characters

How is my self-practice doing?

2 months ago I wrote a letter to myself. It was beautifully organised and succinct. Goals were presented clearly and with astonishing confidence. Well…

Some adjustments have been made. 555 more words

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Fiction Friday: Chekhov's Gun and a writing prompt for you:

What is Chekhov’s gun? One of the oldest tricks in the book, really. Nearly every good piece of literature holds a “gun” in some sense. 811 more words

Writing

Ten things I learned at the Festival of Faith and Writing

The Festival of Faith and Writing is over for another two years. I’m off to Chicago in the morning with an enormous bag of recently purchased books and the feeling that I’ve just been steamrollered with words. 268 more words

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