Today marks a very important date for Tolkien fans. On September 24, 2014, Tolkien wrote his first poem which would launch his Middle-earth saga. He wrote it in the trenches of World War I and because of that it had an immense personal attachment for him. As I mentioned in an earlier post from this… Continue reading Tolkien Week: A Personal Journey
I apologize to my followers for not being active recently. I am in the process of moving my parents to North Carolina and let me tell you, moving 25 years of junk out of a house is insane! You never realize how much stuff you have until you're forced to go through all of it.… Continue reading A Break from Writing?
With the recent announcement by Peter Jackson that the subtitle of the final Hobbit movie has been changed, I was compelled to analyze the importance of a good title. The film, now subtitled "The Battle of the Five Armies" instead of "There and Back Again," has ignited debates among the Tolkien fandoms and the online… Continue reading A Title By Any Other Name