10 Rules of Writing from Elmore Leonard

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Today, crime novelist and screenwriter Leonard Elmore passed away at the age of 87. Leonard's life was full of cinematographic productions and literary works. He wrote nearly 50 novels, 26 of which were adapted for television or movies. Films like Out of Sight, Get Shorty and 3:10 to Yuma all were inspired by Leonard's works.

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A decade ago Leonard wrote a wonderful published in New York Times in which he featured his ten commandments of writing. Mashable shared this ten commandments in the graphic below and I invite you to check it out. Enjoy

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