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Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writingby Elmore Leonard
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"These are the rules I've picked up along the way to help me remain invisible when I'm writing a book, to help me show rather than tell what's taking place in the story."—Elmore Leonard
For aspiring writers and lovers of the written word, this concise guide breaks down the writing process with simplicity and clarity. From adjectives and exclamation points to dialect and hoopetedoodle, Elmore Leonard explains what to avoid, what to aspire to, and what to do when it sounds like "writing" (rewrite).
Beautifully designed, filled with free-flowing, elegant illustrations and specially priced, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing is the perfect writer's—and reader's—gift.
The best-selling author of such crime classics as Get Shorty, Up in Honey's Room, and Tishomingo Blues presents a personal guide for aspiring writers that breaks down the entire writing process into a clear and simple collection of ten fundamental steps. 40,000 first printing.
Presents ten fundamental rules for aspiring writers to help avoid specific elements that can slow down the action and distract the reader.
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