Faults of Tolkien's Hobbits by ladysherlockian Hobbits are sociable, love parties and good food, and, furthermore, are peaceful creatures who do not know either war or violence. At the first sight, they seem ideal. But is the Shire and its inhabitants really ideal, or are there some serious problems?
He Escaped in the End by Linaewen One of Tolkien's themes is to present his characters with an opportunity to turn from the path they are following and choose a different, better way. How did Boromir respond to such an opportunity when it presented itself?
How to Write a Good Summary for Your Fanfic by Dreamflower How to write good summaries for your Tolkien fanfiction. (Because if you say you suck at summaries, who will want to read your story?)
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