Writing Tip Wednesday: Get Real

Written by on February 19, 2014 in Writing Tips - Leave a Comment

Trying to achieve a realistic effect in your fiction? Take the advice of “Dickens of Detroit” author Elmore Leonard, whose short stories and novels were famously adapted to films like 3:10 to Yuma, Jackie Brown, and Get Shorty.

How realistic does your writing sound?If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”  —Elmore Leonard

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