Tag: A Classical Student

#043 A Blunder

Today’s story is a short one…only 645 words!  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/043.html Travis Review: We have four characters in today’s flash story: a pair of scheming parents, their daughter, and a writing teacher. The story seems like a scene in bedroom farce play. Like Steve mentions below, there are a lot of references to writers and writing. When... Read More »

#012 The Bird Market

Find today’s 1562 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/012.html Travis Review: It seems like young Chekhov went to the bird market in Trubnoy Square with a pen and paper, and wrote down his observations. There is no plot, just meandering conversations from bird, fish, and rabbit sellers and buyers to a footman trying to hock a lapdog for... Read More »