Feature On Writing Tolkien's Elves by Oshun

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Better late than never, I hope. I took the opportunity of the August 2012 Non-fiction challenge at the LotR Community Live Journal to write up some very personal thoughts of my own. I spend a part of every month, trying to write a character biography for the Silmarillion Writers Guild. Those are certainly not free of opinion, but are hopefully written in a more objective and overall more scholarly tone than this one. Anyway, for your kind perusal is this piece, halfway between a rant and a whine, but filled with not only with heart, but references to the texts.


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1. On Writing Tolkien's Elves by Oshun [Reviews - 3] (4752 words)


I offer my most sincere thanks to the readers at the Lizard Council for nitpicks and corrections (Drummerwench, Urloth, Elf of Cave, Mariamaria, Pandemonium, and Randy O., in particular.)  New questions, suggestions, and even (heaven forbid!) implied disagreements were also raised there, some of which are beyond of the scope of the project or my capacity, or both. Thank you very much for reading it.


Story Information

Categories: Essay--Canon, Essay--Writing
Characters: As a Group: The Valar, As a Group: Elves
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Places: None
Times: Multi-age
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 4752    |    Read Count: 5134
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 08/24/12    |    Published: 08/24/12