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On writing

2. Always prefer the plain direct word to the long, vague one. Don't implement promises, but keep them.

The fantastic letter seen below is a perfect example. It was sent by Lewis to a young American fan named Joan Lancaster in June of 1956 — just a few months before the seventh and final book of the series, The Last Battle, was published — and is actually an invaluable, generous response filled with practical writing advice, all of which still rings true. 

http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/04/c-s-lewis-on-writing.html?utm_source=hackernewsletter&utm_medium=email

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Letters of Note: C. S. Lewis on Writing
Fascinating letters. Interesting correspondence.

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