Today's writing tip comes from C. S. Lewis (1898-1963). Clive Staples Lewis was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist.

Here's the writing tip:

“Don't say it was delightful; make us say delightful when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers Please will you do the job for me.” 
I deeply enjoyed The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis, a series of letters from a senior Demon (Screwtape) to his nephew Wormwood, a Junior Tempter. 

Get a taste: 

Your comments are welcome!

- Raum 
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  1. CSLewis was one of the best writers of the 20th Century!
    His The Great Divorce was brilliant, as is Mere Christianity.
    He was an atheist, converted to Christianity by sheer logic, and studying
    the ancient writings (in Hebrew).
    His Christian apologetics are hard to refute, because they are based on logic,
    of which he was a master. They are not based on scripture quotes, which others can easily debunk, by telling us, "Well, the Bible was translated incorrectly, or was written by a man, it's just a myth, etc."
    His writing changed the way I think about God and about life.

    Thanks for posting this!

    1. Hi Holly!

      Thank you for your kind comment! I'm glad you enjoyed the post.

      All the best, hugs,

      - Raum


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