Holmes over Baggins: Why?

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Is it normal I’m more excited about the Sherlock Special than the BoTFA Extended cut?

It’s no secret that I’ve been fascinated by Sherlock Holmes (who isn’t?) for many years: both as a literary character and the various film and TV adaptations.

I am also a massive fan of the British TV series Sherlock, and – if you’re like me – you possibly cannot have failed to read about the upcoming Christmas Special in December.

Well, with yesterday’s newly released trailer, that excitement couldn’t be more evident. That mixture of nostalgia and child-like anticipation, that has been so synonymous with the Festive period whenever a new Middle-earth film was released, is being felt again. Continue reading

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Writing Process Blog Tour

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Many thanks to Raelea Hiller for inviting me to join the Writing Process Blog Tour! I’ve never done anything like this, so I’m honoured to have been chosen to be a part of the experience.

Raelea’s blog The Starlit Forest is a haven for people fascinated by poetry and novel writing. Her style of writing is unparalleled and her posts reveal the formation of a brilliant author that will undoubtedly rise through the ranks of acclaimed writers.

So, thanks once again Raelea! 🙂

Now, onto answering some questions …

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Your Feedback … My Response

Stick Figure typing(It’s the return of the Stick Figures! – and yes, that’s me hard at work typing these responses – see the tongue sticking out? Intense!)

Many thanks to all of you who – in some way or other – commented to this post: Who am I?

There were some very interesting questions, as well as intriguing Middle-earth topics I shall be dealing with in the near future.

In the meantime, I’ve gathered people’s query’s from WordPress and Twitter and gave my best (and honest) response to each 😉

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Memorable confrontations in Film and Literature: Part I

mc1– A slightly unrelated Tolkien topic (though not entirely)…

We’ve all been in that very tense, awkward but thrilling moment when the main character in a story finally gets to met his or her long sought-after enemy (or archenemy in some cases).
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