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Ten Rules for Writing Fiction

August 2, 2010

Tags: fiction

Inspired by Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, the Guardian asked several authors for their personal do's and don'ts. Read what the following authors have to say: Elmore Leonard, Diana Athill, Margaret Atwood, Roddy Doyle, Helen Dunmore, Geoff Dyer, Anne Enright, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Esther Freud, Neil Gaiman, David Hare, PD James, and AL Kennedy (part 1)and Hilary Mantel, Michael Moorcock, Michael Morpurgo, Andrew Motion, Joyce Carol Oates, Annie Proulx, Philip Pullman, Ian Rankin, Will Self, Helen Simpson, Zadie Smith, Colm Tóibín, Rose Tremain, Sarah Waters, Jeanette Winterson (part 2). Ten Rules for Writing Fiction.