Monthly Archives: August 2013

If it sounds like writing

“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.” That was Elmore Leonard’s overarching rule of writing, but he explained 10 others in a 2001 essay for the New York Times. The author behind “3:10 to Yuma,” “Justified,” “Jackie Brown” and “Get Shorty” died Tuesday at 87. You can read Leonard’s full explanation for the “why […]