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worcestershire (english) sauce

in a class here in mexico this week, the condiment worcestershire sauce was a topic of discussion.  in spanish the name is  salsa inglesa ( 422 more words


Mind-Reading and Telepathy in Middle-earth - Comparing Galadriel to Melkor?

In the Lothlórien chapters, we’re told of Galadriel’s mental abilities of telepathy and mind-reading. Since these are “slippery slope” areas, potentially fraught with the dangers of over-reach and mal-intent, I thought I’d take a closer look at her actions and how it relates to the rest of Tolkien’s work. 1,279 more words

cold nights, art and hobbits.

Man this week has been killer!

But I will begin with saying I feel extremely humbled and festively fuzzy after my week.

I went to see… 404 more words

Keep Real

Conflict: What's at Stake for Your Characters?

One of the things you’ll often hear discussed among writers crafting their stories is the question of “stakes”. What does your protagonist want most? Where is the tension? 780 more words


The unexpected journey


My last fall semester of my undergraduate career has finally come to its end, amidst a flurry of hurried paper-writing and studying late into the night. 1,090 more words


Elven Hymn to Elbereth

Snow-white! Snow-white! O Lady clear!
O Queen beyond the Western Seas!
O light to us that wander here
Amid the world of woven trees!

Gilthoniel! O Elbereth! 258 more words


The Hobbit Trilogy

The last part of Peter Jackson’s second trilogy just came out so it’s time to reflect on it. He returns to Middle Earth to show us what happened when Bilbo was young. 899 more words

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