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The Desolation of Smaug – A Review

I have recently returned from the Cromer Enormoplex from my second viewing of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a magic lantern production directed by Peter Jackson. As you’ll know, unless you’ve spent the past two years in Gollum’s cave, … Continue reading

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Crossover Fanfic

Ever since one of her friends acquired a T-shirt on which was emblazoned a Mockingjay with the legend ‘District 9 3/4′, Crox Minima and I have been discussing crossover fanfic – that is, fan fiction in which two different franchises … Continue reading

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FREE BOOK !!!

Roll up, roll up, roll up – for today only (that’s 6 February 2013), you can download my book The Science of Middle-earth for FREE from the Amazon Kindle Store. Now, you might ask, how does it profit me to … Continue reading

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Trilogy

Do you like your trilogies served one volume at a time, or all at once?┬áIf you have an opinion on this Question of the Age, then my publisher would like to know. In the old days, he says, large works … Continue reading

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Conversations With My Agent About E-Books

A year ago they were rarer than a very rare thing. There were more of them six months ago, but now they are everywhere – rare is the commute in which I don’t see at least one, and, notwithstanding inasmuch … Continue reading

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