Tag Archives: #ElmoreLeonard

The Master has Passed

One of my all-time writing heroes and one of the greatest influences on my writing has passed. All hail The Master, Elmore Leonard. If you don’t know him, click on the link and discover one of America’s all-time great storytellers. … Continue reading

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On Writing: Embracing Your Genre

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy right across the Hudson River, I took a screenwriting course that offered up sage cliches, formatting rules, and pacing maxims that collective attempted to pass themselves off as innovative screenwriting vision. Despite … Continue reading

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On Writing: The Less He Writes, The More Elmore Leonard Teaches

Don’t let the blog headline fool you, Elmore Leonard writes all the time. He just doesn’t write anything “people tend to skip.” The result as been a career of tight, lively, fast-paced novels that have entertained for decades. Elmore Leonard … Continue reading

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