Thursday, May 10, 2012

Elmore Leonard’s rules for good writing

Here are Elmore Leonard’s ten rules for good writing, via curiosity counts via Om Malik.

The Takeaway: Keep learning from good writers.

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1 comment:

  1. Pretty funny and mostly true, but what about #3, never use a word other than "said" to carry dialog? Sinclair Lewis works variations on "said" to comic effect, and among current writers, T. R. Pearson does the same, to even greater comic effect.