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What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

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What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov In this quote, the Russian writer Anton Chekov (1860–1904) was making clear reference to what has become stock advice for fiction writers on paper, screen and stage. Chekov was not alone. Henry James (1843–1916) is noted...
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Start a Cafe conversation…

This is the Blunt Nib Cafe… why not respond to this post if you want to start a cafe conversation. Who knows, it might set off a whole new post. We are not averse to a bit of research to answer an interesting question. But please keep your questions to the area of writing!
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Contributors invited…

We wish to expand the content available on this site for the writing community – at whatever stage their individual writing may be. We would love to hear from you if you think you could, should or would be able to contribute short, quality articles of interest to writers. If you can write about...
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What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

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April 5, 2011

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov In...
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Start a Cafe conversation…

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April 2, 2011

This is the Blunt Nib Cafe… why not respond to this post if you want to start a cafe...
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Contributors invited…

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April 2, 2011

We wish to expand the content available on this site for the writing community – at whatever stage their...
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The Blunt Nib Cafe…

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April 2, 2011

Did you know that while you are browsing this site, you can visit the Cafe section of shop to...
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What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov In this quote, the Russian writer Anton Chekov (1860–1904) was making clear reference to what has become stock advice for fiction writers on paper, screen and stage. Chekov was not alone. Henry James (1843–1916) is noted...

What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

What’s in a quote: showing Chekov’s moon…

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on...

Start a Cafe conversation…

Start a Cafe conversation…

This is the Blunt Nib Cafe… why not respond to this post if you...

Contributors invited…

Contributors invited…

We wish to expand the content available on this site for the writing community...

The Blunt Nib Cafe…

The Blunt Nib Cafe…

Did you know that while you are browsing this site, you can visit the...

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