Rules of writing

rogersgeorge on February 8th, 2012

While I’m quoting others’ work, I may as well post another quote. This list of writing rules is from Elmore Leonard, who, though I have never read any of his work, must be an okay guy, because his first name is my middle name.

I found this at The article contains several other lists of writing rules; I feel the closest kinship to George Orwell’s rules, and not because his first name is my last name.

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One Response to “Rules of writing”

  1. As I look at the writings of some of the most popular of our time, I must conclude they read this list in a mirror. Shame we do not popularize this style of writing.


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