Here's to Elmore Leonard, a man that knew his craft.
Originally shared by +Northwest Institute of Literary Arts
RIP, Elmore Leonard. Here, his 10 Rules for Writing: http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/16/arts/writers-writing-easy-adverbs-exclamation-points-especially-hooptedoodle.html
WRITERS ON WRITING; Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Hooptedoodle – New York Times
These are rules I’ve picked up along the way to help me remain invisible when I’m writing a book, to help me show rather than tell what’s taking place in the story. If you have a facility for