11 responses to “Business Writing Elmore Leonard Style”

  1. Victoria Musgrave

    Great tips! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Jackie Dishner

    I’ve failed miserably of late at avoiding the word “suddenly.” I think I’ve used it a few times or more. Better watch that.

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  4. Babette

    Love reading these…although it appears a few journalists have included his “making things up” rule in their writing…ah, well, now unemployed journalists, that is.

    And Justified is awesome.

  5. Barry R. Trosper

    Good stuff, have enjoyed Elmore Leonard for many years — although my favorite remains ‘Maximum Bob’ (not a movie, but should have been).

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