Aug 21, 2013 — Also: James Patterson on bad books; remembering Elmore Leonard; the woman who inspired "Terry, the Mexican girl" in On the Road dies.
Aug 20, 2013 — NPR correspondent and former All Things Considered co-host Noah Adams recalls a day he spent with the famed crime writer in Detroit.
Aug 20, 2013 — His best-sellers included Get Shorty. Movies based on his stories included Hombre. Leonard was also the creator of the Raylan Givens character on FX TV's Justified. Leonard was 87.
Aug 6, 2013 — Also: A new short story by Zadie Smith; Tom Hanks on typewriters; and the unexpected resurgence of Borders.
Mar 2, 2010 — Avoid prologues. Keep your exclamation points under control. Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip. The Guardian offers fictions writing tips such as these — and mo— — from a—hors in the biz.