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Day 245: The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

I am a fan of the works of JRR Tolkien. It had been years since I had read the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, when Peter Jackson brought the stories to life on the big screen. 829 more words

Year Of Firsts

More X100s Out In The Landscape - Mountains & Hobbits

New Zealand is Hobbit country.* Especially true of the mountains.

All X100s & all look much better clicked on to make larger.

* if you don’t believe me, watch… 11 more words

Part 2 of The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest

I thought I would make another post (as well as others in the future) about the contest as it progresses into stages. Hopefully, everyone received their full amount of points if they had friends, family, or generous strangers re-tweet their postcard to Peter Jackson in Week 1. 289 more words


The Hobbit Begins

I’ve read The Lord of the Rings a number of times. As a result of all that repetition, I’ve internalized most of the story’s primary aspects and plot points. 770 more words


Plot and Character/Character and Plot

Recently in a screenwriting class I am taking, the instructor discussed a list of key elements in storytelling, and in that list plot preceded character. A friend turned to me and said, “Character should come first.” I agreed with him, but for a long time I wondered why, in a screenwriting class, plot might come first. 438 more words


Eru bless you, Professor!

Today marks the 41st year of JRR Tolkien’s passing. He maybe gone, but his spirit will┬áremain with each and everyone of us whose hearts he won and whose lives he inspired. 35 more words

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