Greetings, friends! Not too long ago, I was tagged by a fellow blogger to answer some questions about books! Fortunately, discussing books is one of my favorite things to do. When my book-loving friends and I get together, we are often known to talk too fast for normal human beings to comprehend. Hopefully, though, myContinue reading “My Favorite Books! (The Nerdy Bookworm Tag)”
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A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Five
In the fifth part of my “Reader’s Guide” series, I will address chapters 6-9 of The Silmarillion, which take place in the land of Aman. As mentioned in the last blog post, an Elf named Fëanor was born during this peaceful age. Among the Noldor (one house of the Elves), he was “the most subtleContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Five”
A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Four
In the past few blog posts, I have discussed the first two parts of The Silmarillion, the Ainulindalë and the Valaquenta. Those sections told of the creation of the world of Arda and of the Valar, powerful beings who brought the Vision of Ilúvatar to pass before the coming of the Children of Ilúvatar, MenContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part Four”
A Reader’s Guide to The Valaquenta /// Part Three
Greetings, Lightbringers! I actually have a blog post for today! (There was a day when I thought I might have to delay it until next week.) This section is the most complex of any I have done so far, and I had a lot of fun drawing the illustrations. Let’s begin, shall we? The secondContinue reading “A Reader’s Guide to The Valaquenta /// Part Three”
A Reader’s Guide to The Ainulindalë /// Part Two
In the second blog post of her “Reader’s Guide” series, the Arbitrary Fairy continues her review of The Silmarillion, this time with the Ainulindalë.
A Reader’s Guide to The Silmarillion /// Part One
In this blog post, the Arbitrary Fairy delves into the world of The Silmarillion as she attempts to condense it into an understandable form for other readers. The best part? It’s illustrated.
5 Things Every Writer Can Learn from The Green Ember
A review of one of my new favorite books! Here are five things every writer can learn from it.