Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Whittling Words

“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very.’ Otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.” C.S. Lewis Wordy writing — we’ve all been guilty of … Continue reading

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The Ear

Just recently, a friend and fellow writer offered to read the opening chapters of my book aloud for me. I’m very excited and grateful, because I think this will be a huge help in highlighting any rough spots I need … Continue reading

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Truth Telling

“Screenwriters don’t write lines. They write stories.” William Nicholson Shadowlands, the love story of the wonderful writer C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham, is a favorite movie of mine: It’s beautifully written and acted, and has heart and soul. It was … Continue reading

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The Wardrobians

Quotation for Wednesday, February 23, 2011: “Well, Sir, if things are real, they’re there all the time.” “Are they?” said the Professor.” The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis is an amazingly prolific writer. During decades of creativity, … Continue reading

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Lonely Roads

Book signings are always exciting — especially when a friend is celebrating a newly published work. It’s really rewarding to be able to share in a communal moment when a book is launched into the world. So much goes into … Continue reading

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