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On Reading Books Meant for Children

In On Three Ways of Writing for Children, C. S. Lewis says:

When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so.

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Netting A Story

 How Do You Work on a short story?  I’d been jotting down my thoughts in a notebook, and afterwards it seemed that this was the question I’d been trying to answer. 635 more words


On Not Being a Scoundrel

C.S. Lewis, from his 1944 Memorial Lecture at King’s College, University of London:

It would be polite and charitable, and in view of your age reasonable too, to suppose that none of you is yet a scoundrel.

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Borrowed Words

Why I'm Ditching Facebook

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.”

~C.S. Lewis… 232 more words

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C. S. Lewis on Modern Bible Translations

It’s hard to believe this wasn’t penned yesterday. I don’t know the original date it was written, but it first appeared in the collection titled… 763 more words