Chekov’s gun, writing, Frodo, and Westeros

The full quote by writer Anton Chekov (or at least one variation of it) reads: "Remove everything that has no relevance to the story. 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… Continue reading Chekov’s gun, writing, Frodo, and Westeros