Elmore Leonard was America’s most famous writer of crime novels, noted for his gritty realism and strong dialogue. He died on August 20, 2013, at the age of 87, leaving behind a legacy of dozens of novels and short stories, twenty-six of which were turned into movies and TV shows. Among the best known: Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Hombre, Valdez Is Coming, The Moonshine War, 3:10 to Yuma. Continue reading
In this space I intend to delight you, to educate and entertain you, to surprise you — and to surprise myself.
I am a writer. I have always been a writer of some sort. Writers write. Sometimes we think we can’t write, or we simply refuse to write due to some temporary glitch in our software. But write we must. Continue reading