Hey guys! Happy August! I’m back to give an update on the books I’ve been reading as well as share some of my recent art. In the last post, I gave a list of books that I wanted to read within the next few months, and I’ve made it through three of them so far.Continue reading “Summer Reading Update + Character Art”
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Flight of the Dragon Kyn was a beautiful gem of a book with elegant prose, a strong main character, an excellent setting, and a gripping plot that will keep a reader up until 2 a.m.
The sea calls to Sophie, but it is not as friendly as it seems.
You know when you procrastinate so much on something you forget where you left off and discover you have lost your inspiration for the project? That was me for a long time with this blog series. This is the final part, though, so I decided I had better fight off that procrastination monster for longContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Ten”
Greetings, Lightbringers! I present to you part nine of my “Reader’s Guide” series. This week, we’re reviewing chapters 20-21 of The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. We will learn of Nirnaeth Arnoediad, the Battle of Unnumbered Tears, and a bit about the unfortunate Túrin Turambar, whose story is one of the most tragic in the entireContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to the Silmarillion /// Part Nine”
Hurrah! We have made it to part eight of this series! I have been anticipating this special section of The Silmarillion since the very beginning of the project. It’s arguably one of the greatest adventures of the entire book: the story of Beren and Lúthien. If you recall, Beren was introduced a few chapters agoContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Tale of Beren and Lúthien /// Part Eight”
A review of The Timekeeper’s Apprentice, a fascinating book set in the steampunk world of Aethasia.
Welcome back, friends! This week, I’m continuing my “Reader’s Guide” series with chapters 16-18 of The Silmarillion. In this section we will be introduced to Maeglin, son of Eöl and Aredhel, and learn about “The Battle of Sudden Flame” which brought about the ruin of Beleriand and downfall of Fingolfin, the High King of theContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Seven”
Welcome back, friends! This week, I’m continuing my “Reader’s Guide” series by reviewing chapters 10-15 of Tolkien’s masterful work, The Silmarillion. Instead of focusing entirely on the western lands as in the previous chapters, we return to Middle-earth and the Elves, Dwarves, and Men residing there. The Elves of Beleriand The region of Beleriand willContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Six”