Ever since I took a class in Russian literature in college, I’ve always loved it. Here’s a great quote from one of Russia’s most famous writers, Anton Chekhov: “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
When we’re writing a scene set at nighttime, we can show the moon without mentioning it by following Chekhov’s advice.
Next week, I’ll be featuring a special a post on writing about horses written by a horse expert and friend, Tisha Martin. Till next week, everyone. Keep on writing.