From Gordon Kelly’s “Apple’s Shocking New iPhone Design Suddenly Explained,” posted Friday on Forbes.com:
Picked up by MacRumors, a new report from Ming Chi-Kuo, arguably the world’s most acclaimed Apple insider…
My take: That’s where I stopped reading and wished I could take back the click. Kelly had already broken one of Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules for Good Writing:
6. Never use the words “suddenly” or “all hell broke loose.”
Don’t know Elmore (“Get Shorty”) Leonard? Don’t know his 10 rules? The most important (and my favorite):
10. Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip.