Tag: flash story

#004 An Enigmatic Nature

Next up is another short short (830+ words), An Enigmatic Nature. http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/004.html Travis review: A writer and a rich young widow meet on the train. She wants him to write about her, because she believes her life is full of dramatic misery as she invokes Dostoyevsky’s name. She chose to marry a rich old general... Read More »

#003 At The Barber’s

Next up is the flash short, At The Barber’s. http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/003.html Travis review: This short isn’t a classic by any means, but I think offers a glimpse into a couple character types that Chekhov will use in the future. The first is an honest, sensitive working man who barely ekes out a living and will never catch... Read More »

#002 Joy

After yesterday’s novelette, enjoy this short piece from young AC:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/002.html Travis review: This story is equivalent to a flash story coming in at mere 697 words. The one scene story has a ” joyful and triumphant” son waking up his entire family with big news: his name was written in the newspaper. The story... Read More »