The Company They Keep: C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien as Writers in Community is a labor of love, the work of my heart. It tells the story of the Inklings, a writing group that included Lewis, Tolkien, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, Warren Hamilton Lewis, John Wain, and others. They met in Oxford
Books BANDERSNATCH: C. S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration of the Inklings. This NEW release is abridged and adapted from The Company They Keep, a brisk and practical retelling of how Lewis and Tolkien worked together to bring out the best in each other. Featuring original illustrations by James A. Owen, Bandersnatch offers
On April 9th, I had the pleasure of meeting with the Harrisonburg C. S. Lewis Society at their local Barnes & Noble. The group, founded by Will Vaus, was attentive and lively– we had a terrific evening. I enjoyed the fact that this Barnes & Noble did not shove the group off into a little
Got a mailing about the Antelope Valley Christian Writers’ Conference, scheduled for May 15 – 16, 2009, in Lancaster, California. I don’t know anything about it, but you might want to check it out at http://www.avwriters.com/. If anybody wants to tell me more about it, I’d love to see your comments.
It seems like it might be easier to blog with a clearer focus. So maybe I could use this blog to share ideas and inspiration for writers. That might have some long-term benefit, not only for encouraging The Company They Keep, but also for my Writing Coach.
It’s hard to find a theme that I really like. I want it very readable, with discreet sections clearly defined. I want a clean color scheme. I want it to feel like me.
Thinking a lot about our trip to Yosemite. Beautiful beyond measure. Wish I knew how to knead the yeast of that experience into more of my life.
Sometimes you read a book. Sometimes you take a class. Sometimes you hire an expert. And sometimes you just plunge in and give it a try.