Elmore Leonard: Writing Rhythm

Elmore Leonard. Great crime novelist. Many people know him for his novel adapted to the Get Shorty film. Much more. Influenced by George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle.

Talking about writing rhythm:

Ten questions, including favourite adaptation of his books. Rum Punch, made into Jackie Brown:

Started out like John Grisham, writing early in the morning, before starting regular day job, writing ads for Chevrolet. Remembers and loves Detroit; has lived there since 1934.

Parallels:

When it’s in there, it never stops. Still creating, at 87.

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