By Corey Latta

C. S. Lewis and the artwork of Writing is written for readers drawn to C. S. Lewis, the writing lifestyles, and in turning into higher writers. Lewis stands as essentially the most prolific and influential writers in smooth heritage. His existence in letters bargains writers valuable encouragement and guideline within the writing craft. In Lewis, writers do not simply find out how to write, additionally they research anything approximately tips on how to dwell. This quantity explores Lewis's existence in, in addition to his perform of, writing. From his avid examining existence, to his adolescent desires to be a superb poet, via his artistic mess ups, to his excellent successes, to his consistent encouragement of different writers, C. S. Lewis and the paintings of Writing celebrates one of many twentieth-century's maximum authors.

"Corey Latta has comprehensive a unprecedented feat, penning an enticing and beautiful therapy of C. S. Lewis as a voracious reader and writer's author. will probably be relished and savored via Lewis aficionados, and take readers of each kind on a desirable guided journey of Lewis's literary adventures with an collection of disparate scenic stops alongside the best way. A e-book invaluable of the topic, it is a becoming tribute to Lewis, usually haunting in its good looks and perspicacity, every so often downright stirring. It indicates the indissoluble hyperlink among Lewis's prescient and prodigious writing and his broad interpreting, contains a treasure trove of eminently functional suggestion for the aspiring author, and fills readers with a poignant experience of the the Aristocracy of the writing vocation."
--David Baggett, writer (with Jerry partitions) of Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality (2011) and God and Cosmos: ethical fact and Human Meaning (2016).

"Most interpreters characteristic C. S. Lewis's literary good fortune to his content material, his fabulous insights, and his brilliant imagery. yet Corey Latta deals a clean technique, inviting readers to ascertain Lewis's style--what Lewis discovered from his personal studying of significant authors, what he saw approximately his personal writing technique, and what suggestion he provided to apprentice writers. Latta indicates that Lewis's eminence derives as a lot from his demeanour of writing as from his subject, how he discovered to include the classical definition of rhetoric, 'a stable guy conversing well.'"
--David C. Downing, R. W. Schlosser Professor of English, Elizabethtown collage; writer of numerous award-winning books on C. S. Lewis, together with Planets in Peril and The such a lot Reluctant Convert

"C. S. Lewis and the artwork of Writing is an stress-free and instructive treatise on all issues writing-related. through uniquely centering the dialogue on one in every of modern Christianity's most interesting writers, clearest thinkers, and staunchest defenders, this guide publications readers towards writing development, encouraging religious mirrored image and edification alongside the best way. together with his personal full of life sort and passionate dedication to fact and wonder, Latta serves as either navigator for readers in this academic trip and version of its result."     
--Marybeth Baggett, affiliate Professor of English, Liberty collage; former affiliate Editor of Christ and pa Culture; affiliate Editor, MoralApologetics.com

"In this enticing and enlightening quantity, Corey Latta indicates how C. S. Lewis's interpreting, writing, and religion shaped the guy. no matter if you come back to this research as a author, a reader, a Lewis aficionado, or basically as a fellow Christian, there's a lot right here to please."
--Karen Swallow earlier, writer of Booked: Literature within the Soul of Me and Fierce Convictions--the awesome lifetime of Hannah extra: Poet, Reformer Abolitionist

Corey Latta is a author, instructor, and public speaker. He writes on C. S. Lewis, the mind's eye, apologetics, and literary theology. he's the writer of Functioning Fantasies, Election and cohesion in Paul's Epistle to the Romans, and while the everlasting could be Met.

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