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Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing


Elmore Leonard passwed away this week.  In his honor, I thought I’d share Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: 1)  Never open a book with the weather If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a character’s reaction to the…

Writing Journal Y2 Day 363


This is a hurdle: More often than not, we see hurdles as barriers we cannot overcome.  We make them into walls.  But they’re not walls.  They’re just obstacles, and you can soar over obstacles.  Sure, you might trip now and…