Runes and the English letter values assigned to them by Tolkien, used in several of his original illustrations and designs for The Hobbit. << My friend taught me this alphabet a bit. I was fun to write to each other!
Frodo would have been screwed without Sam.but more importantly, I think Sam is the real hero of the story. Frodo had to carry the ring, but Sam carried Frodo.<--Samwise IS the real hero of the story according to Tolkien.
Tolkien on escapism in LOTR. This is the most amazing quote and my new mantra!← THIS MAN IS MY LITERARY HERO. His actual writing style may be too dense for my taste but everything else about him blows me away
How to Write in Elvish. The languages developed by J. Tolkien and featured in The Lord of the Rings series have come to be studied and used in various capacities by many ardent fans. Though a few of Tolkien's various Elvish dialects.