Pulse Pause Moment – Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit

I had lunch the other day with an author friend who is completely hooked on The Hobbit. I have always been obsessed with The Lord of the Rings since I read it in high school.  I used to read the book about once a year until the movies came out.  Now I have an annual

It’s Just A Job – High Elves

This is a continuation of the It's just a Job series, that has survived the loss of the blog, transition to the newsletter, newsletter/blog hybrid and back to this blog again. Some of the series can be found on my articles pages, including the most recent installment, Dark Elves, and those such as the Demon Hunter