Elmore Leonard: Godfather of Writers

Based on the number of times speakers at ThrillerFest quoted Elmore Leonard, I figure he has to be the godfather of all thriller writers.

And everyone’s favorite quotation is his Rule #10:

My most important piece of advice to all you would-be writers: When you write, try to leave out all the parts readers skip.

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  1. Pingback: ‘If I had more time, I would have written less.’ | David L. Haase: A Writer's Journey

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