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Thursday23 October 20141880 days and 7 hours ago

If you say in the first chapter that there is a rifle hanging on the wall,  in the second or third chapter it absolutely must go off.
  If it's not going to be fired, it shouldn't be hanging there. 

--Anton Chekhov

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The "Chekhov's Gun" Guide to Foreshadowing | Better Novel Project For a great story ending, scatter "guns" throughout your novel, ready to "fire" during the climax.

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5 years ago by Better Novel Project: Read more at: http://www.betternovelproject.com/blog/chekhovs-gun/

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