Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing

I love the writings of Elmore Leonard. Not familiar with his work? Did you like the TV show Justified? How about the films Jackie Brown, Bandits, or Get Shorty? All are based on the work of Elmore Leonard.

He published an extremely short book, Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing, which I can distill down to just this simple list (but buy the book — it’s delightful!)

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