About Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard
Elmore John Leonard, Jr. was an American novelist and screenwriter. His earliest novels, published in the 1950s, were Westerns, but Leonard went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures. Wikipedia
October 11, 1925, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
August 20, 2013, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

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Elmore Leonard Quotes

Avoid detailed descriptions of characters.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)
My most important rule is one that sums up the 10. If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)