Mapping JRRT Fan Fiction

  How best to go about telling a Bildungsroman for the son of Arathorn II, for a youth who would become the Good King Elessar? Achieving qualities Tolkien so carefully evoked in his great cosmology and Lord of the Rings stories, the landscape, map, and texts of Middle-earth provide answers, addressing formal and structural concerns…

Depictions of the Inklings, by the Inklings

Article by Professor Bruce G Charlton An Inklings meeting was the (usually) Thursday late-evening meeting in CS (‘Jack’) Lewis’s rooms at Magdalen College, Oxford; to read work in progress, criticize it, and have conversations arising from this. It is important to recognise that the focus of the Inklings was the writing of its members; even…

Legosity

This article by Tom Simon is a sequel to Ozamataz and first appeared on Bondwine. So far, I have described my thoughts about ozamataz up to the point where I asked whether one could attract that kind of self-sustaining fan participation, and if so, how. This is also the point at which the Muse, or the Guardian Angel, or…