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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Top 10 Tips for Writers

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Top 10 Tips for Writers | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it

"J.R.R Tolkien’s vast, sweeping stories have captured readers’ imaginations for decades. What are the secrets of his craft?"


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Tolkien about writing - 10 tips drawn from his very words in 'Letters.'

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Guy Gavriel Kay: ‘I learned a lot about false starts from JRR Tolkien’

Guy Gavriel Kay: ‘I learned a lot about false starts from JRR Tolkien’ | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
Thirty years ago, the first in Kay’s bestselling Fionovar Tapestry fantasy trilogy was published – but before that, a stint helping Christopher Tolkien assemble The Silmarillion showed him the ‘drudgery and mistakes’ that lie behind every great work.

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Win the Official Visual Companion signed by the cast! - Tolkien.co.uk

The book features exclusive autographs of four actors. The closing date for the competition is the 1st November 2013
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Just so you know!

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Thanks, MTV: The ****shit battle that is "GRR vs. JRR"

Thanks, MTV: The ****shit battle that is "GRR vs. JRR" | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
Samwise Gamgee or Samwell Tarly?
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Honestly. Could they play a more stupid game? Answer is yes. It's MTV.

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Wormtalk and Slugspeak: How to Think: The Liberal Arts and Their Enduring Value

Wormtalk and Slugspeak: How to Think: The Liberal Arts and Their Enduring Value | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Something you should definitely have a look at; Michael Drout is a amazing professor!

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LRB · Jenny Turner · Reasons for Liking Tolkien: The Hobbit Habit

LRB · Jenny Turner · Reasons for Liking Tolkien: The Hobbit Habit | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
A writer, born around 1890, is famous for three novels. The first is short, elegant, an instant classic.
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Probably one of the most interesting (and longest) articles ever published on Tolkien. Even if you don't like it.

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Honda PA50 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Honda PA50 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Honda PA50 is a moped produced by Honda between 1976 and 1991. It was marketed as the Honda Hobbit in the USA and as the Honda Camino in the UK and Europe. The vehicle itself was manufactured in a factory in Belgium until 1991.

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Honda Hobbit - who drove one? Pictures, please!

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The Official J. R. R. Tolkien Book Shop

Discover the best online book shop for Tolkien books. Exclusive products, free UK delivery & print on demand books. Buy your Hobbit and Lord of The Rings books here!
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Completely revamped!

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Readings and radio plays & rumours of an unpublished Tolkien speech | thetolkienist.com

Readings and radio plays & rumours of an unpublished Tolkien speech | thetolkienist.com | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Upcoming things with the Tolkienist.

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The Inklings: Tolkien on the death of Charles Wiliams

The Inklings: Tolkien on the death of Charles Wiliams | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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How to find the right words at such a loss?

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"The Inklings"

 

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Grimms' Fairy Tales exerted a profound influence on many generations, and ... - Mirror.co.uk

Grimms' Fairy Tales exerted a profound influence on many generations, and ... - Mirror.co.uk | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Grimms and Tolkien... of course!

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How to Make Your Own Hobbit Feet - Neatorama

How to Make Your Own Hobbit Feet - Neatorama | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Who doesn't want that? :)

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The First Car in America and the Birth of Modern Fantasy (^DJI, ATVI, F, TWX)

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Interesting analogy - the #Hobbit and the first American #car.

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Twitter / TolkienGateway: At Tolkien's grave for Enyalië ...

Twitter / TolkienGateway: At Tolkien's grave for Enyalië ... | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
At Tolkien's grave for Enyalië #Oxonmoot @TolkienSociety http://t.co/w8U8BWX3WZ
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A place worth visiting.

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Not a Tolkien quote: It simply isn’t an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons | thetolkienist.com

Not a Tolkien quote: It simply isn’t an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons | thetolkienist.com | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Happy Hobbit Day: visiting Tolkien’s stomping ground

Happy Hobbit Day: visiting Tolkien’s stomping ground | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Perrott's Folly is nonsense but at least they've heard about the Tolkien trail :)

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Wattpad » The New Wattpad HQ

Wattpad » The New Wattpad HQ | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Not particularly sure why the have a hobbit hole at work but anyways ... ;)

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The Travelling Tolkienist: Fun stuff to do in Middle-earth | thetolkienist.com

The Travelling Tolkienist: Fun stuff to do in Middle-earth | thetolkienist.com | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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What are your fun/ interesting pictures? Let me know!

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50ccs: The Honda Hobbit

50ccs: The Honda Hobbit | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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One of the worst ad campaigns ever? ;)

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Feature Performance | Wheelock Family Theatre: The Hobbit

Feature Performance | Wheelock Family Theatre: The Hobbit | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
Each season, wheelock family theatre offers three mainstage productions and partners with other local troupes to bring even more variety to our performance calendar.
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If you happen to be in the Boston area.

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The Making of the Hobbit house, with a lot of help from our friends!

The Making of the Hobbit house, with a lot of help from our friends! | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
Joey asks for a lot of things on a daily basis.  Most of them are either too expensive, too time consuming, too dangerous, or flat out impossible... "mom, can I borrow you car for a few days, I jus...
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This looks like fun :)

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Happy Hobbit Day: Understanding Media Marathoning

Happy Hobbit Day: Understanding Media Marathoning | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
Listen to In The Headlines episodes free, on demand. Sept. 22 is Hobbit Day, in honor of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins' birthdays.
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Yep. Fun watching your favourite show in a row.

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Marring ‘Middle Earth’: The Frantic Effort To Exploit New Zealand’s Fossil Fuels

Marring ‘Middle Earth’: The Frantic Effort To Exploit New Zealand’s Fossil Fuels | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
New Zealand relies heavily on its pristine, unadulterated reputation for tourism and exports.
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Jeezus. When will someone stop fossil fuel companies?

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Robert Plant Is Actually A Huge Hobbit Nerd - hecklerspray

Robert Plant Is Actually A Huge Hobbit Nerd - hecklerspray | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it

 

Why is this relevant? Because everyone already knows that Robert Plant is the randy, banshee throated frontman of the greatest hard rock group ever created, Led Zeppelin.

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Interesting, indeed.

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The Word 'Hobbit'

The Word 'Hobbit' | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Always good to have a look at the "History of the Hobbit" on that question ...

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18 memorable Frodo and Bilbo Baggins quotes for Hobbit Day 2013 | LotrProject Blog

18 memorable Frodo and Bilbo Baggins quotes for Hobbit Day 2013 | LotrProject Blog | The Legendarium: J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works. The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and more | Scoop.it
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Always lovely to read.

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