The six tenets of a great story according to Checkhov

(Portrait by Osip Braz, 1898)

Via the excellent Brain pickings

Absence of lengthy verbiage of a political-social-economic nature

Total objectivity

Truthful descriptions of persons and objects

Extreme brevity

Audacity and originality: flee the stereotype


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