Why Writers Should Read The Eye of The World

The Wheel of Time– a vast sprawling epic that many find intimidating. But what if we take just the first book, The Eye of the World. On its own, it’s a simple story about villagers leaving home and being chased by evil creatures until they make some troubling discoveries. It’s a great example of howContinue reading “Why Writers Should Read The Eye of The World”

5 Lessons from Tolkien about Writing and Life

I recently reread The Lord of the Rings for the first time as an adult. I thoroughly enjoyed it and got so much more out of it than I did as a teenager. This time I was reading it both as a writer and as a fan. I was inspired to revisit the fascinating volume The Letters ofContinue reading “5 Lessons from Tolkien about Writing and Life”