Look at Me: Elmore Leonard, RIP


"If work was a good thing, the rich would have it all and not let you do it." -- Elmore Leonard Elmore Leonard has passed away. The world is a little dimmer and a little dumber, today. One of my favorite writers -- and the source for a few of my favorite films, too. I will have to watch "Get Shorty" tonight in his memory. His "Ten Rules of Writing" are succinct and perfect: Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing 1. Never open a book with weather. 2. Avoid prologues. 3. … [Read more...]