Elmore Leonard – Great Tips on Writing

In this short video where Elmore Leonard provides insights into good writing. He was a prolific writer who wrote over 30 novels, many short stories and screenplays.

One of the telling points to this whole video is right at the start, where he mentions that he had a rule that when he got up in the morning he had to get into the scene he was writing before he could put on the coffee. This example of self-discipline and just getting the writing done – is one of the reasons he was so successful.