Tag Archives: Reading

There and Back Again

Five years, three living situations, and two jobs later I have finally submitted the completed thesis for my graduate degree in English with Signum University, concentrating in Imaginative Literature. I have had the opportunity to study the genres and authors I … Continue reading

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It never rains but it pours

I wanted to make a quick announcement about (for me) some very exciting news. I am now officially an author of two — count ’em, two — chapters in published books. The first is volume II of Unlocking Press’ Harry … Continue reading

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Review: “Children of God” by Mary Doria Russell

Children of God by Mary Doria Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars There’s a fandom term for stories like these called hurt/comfort. When other reviewers say that The Sparrow was a more “powerful” or “devastating” book, I think that’s … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Five Blogs

This post is part of the Battle of the Five Blogs which connects the thoughts of five Tolkien-obsessed bloggers on the release of the final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy,  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Other … Continue reading

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Mythcon, ahoy!

This August I will be attending Mythcon 45, the annual convention of the Mythopoeic Society, a leading international organization for fans and scholars of the Inklings and fantasy studies. The conference will be held at Wheaton College, MA, and will … Continue reading

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Live from the Mythgard Institute!

Tomorrow, September 22nd, geeks around the world will celebrate Tolkien Day (or Hobbit Day, as it’s come to be known) in celebration of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins’ shared birthday. I will be participating in the festivities as part of the … Continue reading

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The First (Annual?) Mythgard Institute Webathon

The Mythgard Institute was founded in 2011 to bring rigorous, dynamic and interactive educational experiences to students around the world through the latest online course tools while also boasting challenging and engaging classes taught by world-class teachers and leading scholars … Continue reading

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