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Elmore Leonards 10 Rules of Writing Posts

Monday April 4, 2011 at 10:13pm
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing is published next month by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a division of Orion who are kindly participating on The Next Big Click on the underlined text above to view the tips.1. Never open a book with weather. If it's only to create atmosphere, and not a charac­ter's reaction to the weather, you don't want to go on too long. The reader is apt to leaf ahead look­ing for people. There are exceptions. If you happen to be Barry Lopez, who has more....
Sunday March 6, 2011 at 8:21pm
Welcome! has had a huge response from members joining, and we welcome everyone. New Elmore Leonard Writing Tips on We have added some new writers tips for Elmore Leonard on home page. Elmore is published by Orion, one of The Next Big Author's participating publishers who will be one of the top five publishers reading the winners and awarding a critique. Click below to view the tips, or visit homepage. The publish....
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