I adore Elmore Leonard!

If you’ve never read one of his books, you absolutely must. The characters are so strong and the dialogue knocks you off your feet. He’s the king of dialogue. In this short video Elmore Leonard shares how he learned to write and credits two authors for helping him develop his style.

What authors helped you develop your style?

Who helped you learn to write?

I can tell you that I learned to write dialogue from Elmore Leonard. He’s an amazing role model!