Elmore Leonard's ten rules for writing

The great Elmore Leonard has sadly passed away.

As well as writing stories like Get Shorty, Out Of Sight and 3:10 to Yuma, he also famously penned ten rules for writing that have long been a Writer bookshelf favourite.

He summed them up with this fine guiding principle: ‘If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.’

Have a read of them here.

0 min read, posted in Writing tips, by Admin, on 21 Aug 2013