Elmore Leonard On Writing (Part One) February 21, 2013 / Brian James Freeman / 4 Comments Elmore Leonard on writing: “I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrLinkedInRedditWhatsAppEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related Writing Quotes BooksElmore LeonardliteraturePublishingWriting Previous post Why you should use exactly the number of words you need to tell the story Next post Photos of The Exorcist 40th Anniversary Special Limited Edition from Lonely Road Books 3 Comments Karen February 21, 2013 at 10:30 am I love this quote! I remind myself of it all the time. Loading... Reply David Wesley Aiken February 21, 2013 at 10:54 am So simple, yet Gargantuan. Loading... Reply Hunter Shea February 21, 2013 at 11:20 am Amen to that. I know exacty which parts of the books I read my eyes kind of glaze over. The key is to make it short and sweet and powerful. Loading... Reply 1 Pingback Elmore Leonard On Writing (Part Two) | Author Brian James Freeman Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.