Tag Archives: Anton Chekhov

Behind The Scenes Part Two

As I promised yesterday, here’s more from the interesting and revealing interview Irving Wallace, the great American writer, had with the judges of the Nobel Prize, in Sweden. “I wanted more of Dr. Hedin’s behind-the-scenes anecdotes. I knew that this … Continue reading

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Stop Look Listen

A story – a tale, a narrative, an account, an anecdote. A short story – a tale, a fable, a novella, a parable. I love to read short stories. My all time favorites are: The Necklace- Guy de Maupassant The … Continue reading

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Spend The Night With The Other

“If one has any idea what one was going to write, before doing it, before writing, one would never write. It wouldn’t be worth it anymore.” Marguerite Duras Every time I sit down to write a blog post I surprise … Continue reading

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No Place To Call Home

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas put forth a historic U.N. membership bid for an independent state of Palestine on Friday. The formal application drew applause in the assembly when the Palestinian leader raised the document at the podium during his speech … Continue reading

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They Usually Have A Beginning That Never Stops Beginning

Steven Spielberg once said: “People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.” By definition a story is: An oral or written … Continue reading

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