Posted in July 2012

Breaking LOTR News from Comic Con!

Breaking LOTR News from Comic Con!

Hold on to your hobbit feet, Tolkien fans, there is exciting news in the land of nerdom! At Comic Con in San Diego last week, the rumor was unleashed that Peter Jackson is considering a third Hobbit  movie in what is already a two-movie adaptation of Tolkien’s prelude to the Lord of the Rings  trilogy. … Continue reading

On the Language of Living Things…

“Let me learn the language of trees, birds, dogs, grey stones, black beetles, green grass, and all living things. And when I’m fluent in those languages, let me translate them faithfully into stories and paintings.” -Terri Windling

The Privilege of the Sword by Thomas Canty

The Privilege of the Sword by Thomas Canty

This gorgeous illustration by Thomas Canty was created exclusively for the audio book version of Ellen Kushner’s novel The Privilege of the Sword, which was just released this week. The audiobook is part of a series called Neil Gaiman Presents and features narration by the author herself along with a full cast of award-winning actors … Continue reading

On the Magic of Letters…

“If you stop to think about it, you’ll have to admit that all the stories in the world consist essentially of twenty-six letters. The letters are always the same, only the arrangement varies. From letters words are formed, from words sentences, from sentences chapters, and from chapters stories.” – Michael Ende