Elmore Leonard answers 10 questions about writing
In this interview with Time magazine, the late author Elmore Leonard answers 10 questions about writing and his career.
I was intrigued to learn he wrote all his novels by hand–with pen and paper. He then typed his scenes on a typewriter. I usually write my scenes on the computer but go back to pen and paper when I’m stuck or when the words aren’t flowing. There’s just something about the physical act of writing that gets me going again. Do you write by hand? Typewriter? Computer? Why do you write the way you do?
Listen to the short interview below to hear what else Leonard has to say and what his “perfect crime” would be.
To find out what other famous author used a typewriter, read this earlier post by Carly.