On Writing (and Writers)
The revered teacher and bestselling author C. S. Lewis reflects on the power, importance, and joy of a life dedicated to writing in this delightful collection drawn from his wide body of letters, books, and essays.  With over one hundred excerpts—some short and some essay length—any prospective writer will be enriched and inspired by the sage advice of one of the most popular and influential writers of the twentieth century. The selections cover the following themes: On Good Writing On Writing Fiction On Writing Poetry On Writing for Children On Writing Science Fiction On Christian Writing On Writing Persuasively On Other Writers Cultivated from Lewis’ many letters to everyone from close friends to complete strangers, On Writing (and Writers) provides guidance and reflections on the love and craft of writing. Enlightening and wise, this engaging collection includes Lewis’ numerous reflections on everything from adjectives, the art of expression, how to connect with readers, and the core principles of clear, impactful writing. A window into the thoughts of one of the greatest public intellectuals of our time, this collection reveals not only why Lewis loved the written word, but what it means to “gladly teach” the art of writing, so that we as wise readers can “gladly learn.”
  • Publisher: HarperOne
  • Publication date: 01/11/2022
  • ISBN: 9780063276444
  • Page extent: 192
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 181 mm x 127 mm
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