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It’s getting tough to find a book. But it’s worth it

Walk the streets of a major Canadian city and you can buy food from every exotic port in the world, dozens of types of coffee brewed in countless ways, sneakers that cost more than appliances. The only thing that's hard to find is a book.<p>Independent booksellers are going down like bowling pins. In …

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Sneak peak of 'Anglo-Saxon Community in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings"'! http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/?p=1909 Next week marks the release of Dr. Deborah Higgens' book, and as an early treat that coincides with Tolkien Read-Along's Rohan chapters this week, Oloris Publishing and Dr. Higgens are releasing a chapter excerpt!

How well have you nurtured your skill in writing? Jason & Jason explores their faith in the craft in their most recent article. http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/?p=1902 "It is tough to have certainty and faith in what you write, but it is the journey of writing and creating that builds that confidence." - Jason Jones, Faith in the Craft

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have

<i>“Often the object of a desire, when desire is transformed into hope, becomes more real than reality itself,”</i> Umberto Eco observed in his magnificent atlas of imaginary places. Indeed, our capacity for self-delusion is one of the most inescapable fundamentals of the human condition, and nowhere do …

The Light Within

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<b>Deep places of the world</b> <i>(2012)</i><i><br>by John Cockshaw</i><p><i>“They peered out. Before them was another cavernous hall. It was loftier and far longer than the one in</i> …

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The Beautiful Flow of Pi

Flow Of Life Flow Of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first 1,000 digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to …

Timeline of the Far Future

What’s the future of the human race and our beloved planet Earth? The Timeline of the Far Future from the BBC plots out predicted events for the next …

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts - the Poster

Dr. Nathan Yau, PhD from FlowingData.com has charted the 100 most memorable quotes from American movies, as selected by the American Film Institute, …

If you haven't gotten into Continia yet, "The Origins of the Lovesent" is a special Valentine's note from author Joe Wilson that just might pique your interest. http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/?p=1843

"For me, it was the sky and trees, the stars and the sea, which reminded me that I was a part of something greater. Something of the power, serenity, and mystery of nature, real as it is, always had a strong tie to my love of fantasy. I always thought fantasy was reality amplified, reality taken one step further, into places I could imagine and wonder about." ~ Jason Alan from Jason & Jason: Destiny, Memory, and Imagination: http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/2014/02/05/jason-jason-destiny-memory-and-imagination/

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Call for Submissions for Issue 6 of Silver Leaves - Music in Middle-earth: http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/…/24/issue-6-call/

Jason & Jason on The Stories That Really Mattered: http://olorispublishing.mymiddleearth.com/2014/01/22/jason-jason-the-stories-that-really-mattered/ What characters from your favourite stories have inspired you?

Aesthetic Rapture Between Heaven and Hell: William Blake Illustrates John Milton’s “Paradise Lost”

There is a rare confluence of joys about celebrated artists’ illustrations for literary classics, from Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek comedy to Matisse’s 1935 etchings for <i>Ulysses</i> to Salvador Dalí’s prolific illustrations for <i>Don Quixote</i> in 1946, the essays of Montaigne in 1947,</i> …

Happy #HobbitDay from the Oloris team! The first of two proverb-posters for David Rowe's "The Proverbs of Middle-earth" features #Eomer.

And here's the #HobbitDay recipe from Dillicious! If the Elves have lembas, then the Beornings have Twice-baked Cakes! http://dilliciousfoods.com/2013/09/22/twice-baked-cakes-fat-rascals/