Writing & Editing Writing tips from big-time novelists Elmore Leonard once weighed in with his rules for writing. The Guardian rounded up responses from PT James, Hilary Mantel, Joyce Carol Oates and others. Steal ideas for your own work. By Russell Working@byworkingJuly 14, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.