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“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”
Elmore Leonard, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
“My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: When you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip.”
Elmore Leonard, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
“It's my attempt to remain invisible, not distract the reader from the story with obvious writing.”
Elmore Leonard, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
“Don't go into great detail describing places and things, unless you're ­Margaret Atwood and can paint scenes with language. You don't want descriptions that bring the action, the flow of the story, to a standstill.”
Elmore Leonard, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
“Avoid Prologues. They can be annoying, especially a prologue following an introduction that comes after a foreword.”
Elmore Leonard, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing