When his writing sounded like writing, he rewrote it

Aug 21, 2013
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The prolific author Elmore Leonard died yesterday, but his writing is still here. So are his rules on how to write well.

Source: Nytimes

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 language and imagery and the sound of your voice pleases you, invisibility is not what you are after, and you can skip the rules.

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