How To Use Foreshadowing in Your Novel Like A Master.

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. —Anton Chekhov This quote by Chekhov is the basis of foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is a literary device that allows you to plant clues, hint at what’s to come, build […]

How To Use Foreshadowing in Your Novel Like A Master.


Hope you’re well.

Above is a very interesting and useful post from January 5th 2020 by Dougles W.T. Smith ( This discusses and details the potentially story changing aspect of the story writing process, foreshadowing.

I keep this is mind during my writing as I’ve been guilty previously of not giving this more attention. This post helped me to do this going forward.

Click the link in green and bold at the top of this post for the full thing. Happy reading and have a good day.


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