101 Comment Starters

[I posted this earlier today to Tumblr. I would like it to be more permanently/easily available, so I’m going to crosspost it here as well. Reactions in both places are welcome!] I began working on this last summer. Like many veteran fanfiction authors, I lament the decline in commenting that I’ve seen in my fandom, […]

The Author of the “Quenta Silmarillion”–and Why I Think He Was Elvish

[This essay has also been crossposted to Tumblr. Reactions in both places are welcome.] Who wrote The Silmarillion? It’s a question with a more complicated answer than it seems on the surface. Yes, of course, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote the book that I picked up from a Barnes & Noble fourteen years ago, that is now on […]