Writers Read This

Elmore Leonard’s Ten Rules of Writing.  His brutal rules of brevity.

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2 thoughts on “Writers Read This

  1. He forgot to add:
    Never start with “Once upon a time/mattress/etc.”
    Never end with “The End.”
    Never allow your books on the Kindle, where people can obsess over what % of the book they’ve read, rather than paying attention to your writing.

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