Tag: restraint

#080 In The Dark

You can find today’s 1755 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/080.html Travis Review: Another title for this story could be How The Cook Got Fired. Chekhov uses an enormous amount of restraint with today’s story as it could have easily become a bedroom farce with lovers hiding in closets or a crime story with the common man facing... 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 »