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Dear Fellow Writers: No Man Is an Island

Did you enter the eBook giveaway yet? It’s still open, and you can enter as many times as you like, so be sure to jump in! 686 more words


Fairy language

What language do fairies speak?  If we were to ask  J. R. R. Tolkien and his many admirers, we would of course be advised ‘Elvish’- the languages of… 986 more words

The Prairie and the Riddermark

Revising his essay “On Fairy-stories” in 1943, JRR Tolkien reminisced about his childhood fairy tale preferences, mildly dismissing Alice in Wonderland and Treasure Island and then recalling, “Red Indians were better: there were bows and arrows (I had and have a wholly unsatisfied desire to shoot well with a bow), and strange languages, and glimpses of an archaic mode of life, and, above all, forests in such stories.” 1,321 more words


The Tale of Beren and Lúthien - Part 2

The Tale of Beren and Lúthien – Part 2

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The Tale of Beren and Lúthien continues in the second thrilling part of this two-part series.   88 more words


Cross-Rivendell Trail

This is for the Tolkien fans in our group

I came across this photo when searching for the location of Mount Cube in Orford New Hampshire. 65 more words

God's Creation

Bookhaul: November 2016

November was a hard month of school and work, but I gotta say there was some ahhmazing food! Not to mention I scored pretty fantastically during Book Outlet’s Black Friday sale! 1,418 more words

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At the Roots of Wellinghall

Essay by Linda Echo-Hawk

When Roger told me that Tolkien had originally called Treebeard’s Wellinghall “Fonthill” and that it was based on a real place, I wanted to know more. 250 more words