Back in the 1930s, such creative giants as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield (all pictured), among others, gathered in their dormitories at Oxford or in the local pub to share their writings with each other. Picture them with scotches, pipes, and transcripts and you’ve got the scene.
The idea was for each to share his ideas with the other brilliant minds to help shape the work. And Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Lewis's Out of the Silent Planet, and Williams's