Book Review

The Return of the Shadow

Title: The Return of the Shadow Author: J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Blurb: In this sixth volume of The History of Middle-earth the story reaches The Lord of the Rings. In The Return of the Shadow (an abandoned title for the first volume) Christopher Tolkien describes, with full citation of the earliest… Continue reading The Return of the Shadow

Video Game Reviews

Shadow of Mordor: A Review

**Spoilers do appear in this review* I meant to write this ages ago, after I actually beat this game, but life got in the way. But, considering that the sequel to the game comes out on October 10th, I figured this was as apt a time as any to talk about how awesome this game… Continue reading Shadow of Mordor: A Review

Random Musings

Breaking Out of the Multitasking Mold

So, if you've ever looked at my Instagram account, you might see posts from my little book of To-Do Lists. Seriously, I post about them all of the time. Not only are To-Do Lists what keep me sane, but they also reflect just how much I like to stay involved and, arguably, how I will often… Continue reading Breaking Out of the Multitasking Mold

Film Reviews

I Can’t Even Properly Title This Post…

So, it is currently four in the morning. I am listening to Ed Sheeran on repeat (I bet you can guess the song) as I force myself to stay awake to write this post. Because I must write out my first initial reactions before sleep carries me back to the Middle Earth that I have… Continue reading I Can’t Even Properly Title This Post…

Writing

Pushing Forward

So, I know I've written about this before, but I'm in that stage again. I don't have a title for it. It's the You're-Not-Cut-Out-To-Be-A-Writer stage. It's not that I don't have the drive or the ambition or the dream. I mean hell, I've going through round three of editing my debut and this thing isn't… Continue reading Pushing Forward