Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Dawn of the Age of CW: Mini-Review of “The Third Inkling”

The official biography of Charles Williams, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling, written by Grevel Lindop and published by Oxford University Press, is scheduled to be released tomorrow! I have had an advance copy for a few days now, and let … Continue reading

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“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 4 Winners

Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries. Week 4 [10/11 – 10/17]: Twitter Fiction The assignment was to write a … Continue reading

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I’m on “Inspector Lewis”!

CHARLES WILLIAMS IS ON BRITISH TELEVISION–AND SO IS THIS BLOG. Do you watch Inspector Lewis? If you do, yay! If not, now is the time to start, because… Now is the time of Charles Williams! Grevel Lindop’s biography, Charles Williams: … Continue reading

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So Sick of CW

I’m having two problems in my Charles-Williams-related life right now. The first is the inaccessibility of his books. I’m not teaching at a local campus these days—only at Signum University online, where I recently took on the role of Chair … Continue reading

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“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 3 Winners

Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries. WEEK 3 [10/4 – 10/10]: Minute Mysteries This week, it was murder, mayhem, … Continue reading

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The Official Biography is Days Away!

Grevel Lindop’s official biography, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling, published by Oxford University Press, will be released in a fortnight! I hope you have already placed your pre-order. While you’re waiting for it to arrive: Read this article Grevel wrote … Continue reading

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The Back Side of Christ: “Thomas Cranmer of Canterbury”

Book Summary #33: Thomas Cranmer of Canterbury, 1935 Charles Williams wrote many plays during his lifetime, and many of them were commissioned for special occasions and were performed. They are lively, vivid dramatic works that (I’ve heard) play well on … Continue reading

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“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 2 Winners

Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries. Week 2 was: Here be Dragons!​​ During this second week, we accepted flash … Continue reading

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MidMoot: Mythgard’s Midatlantic Speculative Fiction Symposium

This exciting event was a 7-hour brain-feeding frenzy for nerds. We met at 10 am on a Saturday (during parents’ weekend, a football game, and the outer bands of a hurricane) to talk about fantasy literature, science fiction, and Tolkien. … Continue reading

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Tolkien‘s ‘immortal four’ meet for the last time

Originally posted on John Garth:
One hundred years ago today, four young men convened in an English town, not having seen each other for some time. What makes this trivial event significant is that one of them was J R…

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