Tag Archives: C.S.Lewis

Fantasy- the Classics (Catherine’s Book Shelf)

When you look at something, it’s good to not only see it as now, but to look back to its roots and see the foundations the whole thing is built on. Here’s five classic authors who helped to start the … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis’ Five Principles of Writing

1. Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn’t mean anything else. 2. Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don’t implement promises, … Continue reading

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Big Words, per Lewis (Inspiration)

“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
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Tea and Books, per Lewis (Inspiration)

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
C.S. Lewis
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