MARTIN: You write in the book that the job of an editor is much like that of a therapist. That struck me. Are writers that fragile? MENAKER: Well, I think when they’re writers – when they’re actually acting as writers – they tend to be pretty transferential to their editors. You put yourself out on … Continue reading Are Writers Fragile?
Elmore Leonard, author of over 40 novels, many screenplays, and several short stories, died at the age of 87 today. He was known as the “Dickens of Detroit” because of his sharp dialogue and striking portraits he created of people who lived in the city where he spent most of his life. Many of his … Continue reading Elmore Leonard’s 10 Tips for Writing