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Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing

In an article for the New York Times, Elmore Leonard -- who passed away on Tuesday at age 87 -- explained his 10 fundamental rules for writing.

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In honor of a great writer who recently passed away, here are 17 of his rules for writers. 1. Begin writing before you put the coffee on. 2. Never open a book with weather. 3. Avoid prologues. 4. Never use a verb other than “said” to carry dialogue.... #writers #writing #ELeonard

In honor of a great writer who recently passed away, here are 17 of his rules for writers. 1. Begin writing before you put the coffee on. 2. Never open a book with weather. 3. Avoid prologues. 4. Never use a verb other than “said” to carry dialogue.... #writers #writing #ELeonard

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24 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Write More

From J.K. Rowling, Ray Bradbury, Maya Angelou, and a bunch of other people who know what they're talking about. NaNoWriMo, anyone?

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Elmore Leonard's Rules for Writing - A Tribute to a Great Writer [infographic]

Elmore Leonard's Rules for Writing - A Tribute to a Great Writer [infographic]

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“Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Good Writing.”

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Happy Birthday, Elmore Leonard, born 11 October 1925, died 20 August 2013 Elmore Leonard’s Rules of Writing Fiction ...

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Elmore Leonard’s Rules for Writing Fiction

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Elmore Leonard’s Ten Rules For Writers - Writer's Life.org

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'Justified' duo Raylan and Boyd are bound by history

A TV series based on an Elmore Leonard novel. Walton Goggins as Boyd Crowder, oh my!

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30 poster images with writing tips from famous authors (pictures)

series of 30 poster images with the most useful writing tips from famous authors. You’ll get advice from Hemingway, Orwell, Chekhov, Steinbeck, Twain, and many more. Come back to those images any time you …

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