Write Revealing Dialogue

February 2004
Literary Cavalcade;Feb2004, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p30
This article presents information on how to paint complex characters through dialogue from the short story writer and dramatist Anton Chekhov. He was born on January 29, 1860, in Taganrog, Russia. He excelled in school and entered the faculty of medicine at Moscow University in 1879. He got started by writing stories for newspapers, where space was at a premium. Within his first year of medical school, he began publishing articles and stories in weekly newspapers and magazines. By his own estimation, Chekhov wrote more than 10,000 pages during twenty years of writing. INSETS: Who was Anton Chekhov?;How to write from models;WRITE YOUR OWN REVEALING DIALOGUE.


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