#SilmarillionAward, The Winner For Best Fantasy Weapon 2016 Is…!

  Êl síla erin lû e-govaned vîn, my friend. (A star shines on the hour of our meeting.) Today I, Arwen Undómiel, Lady of Rivendell, have the honor of being this year's Presenter for the Best Fantasy Weapon Award! This special Silmaril Award represents the excellence and grandeur of the weapon it is bestowed upon. … Continue reading #SilmarillionAward, The Winner For Best Fantasy Weapon 2016 Is…!

Now is the FINAL VOTE for Best Fantasy Weapon 2016 #SilmarillionAward!

The last vote begins now! For the past two weeks booklovers and fantasy readers have been nominating and voting for the best fantasy weapons, and today all of those votes are in! Here are the 5 top nominees who will now battle it out for 1st place for this year's Best Fantasy Weapon Silmaril Award! Peter’s sword … Continue reading Now is the FINAL VOTE for Best Fantasy Weapon 2016 #SilmarillionAward!

The Silmarillion Awards Begins Now!

Welcome to the first ever Silmarillion Awards! The Silmarillion Awards have been created by DJ Edwardson and Jenelle Schmidt as a way to honor J.R.R. Tolkien as the Father of Modern Fantasy, open up a discussion about some of our other favorite fantasy works, and to have a ton of fun this summer. This team is … Continue reading The Silmarillion Awards Begins Now!

Haikus: Longing for Fantasy/Come Out of Your Shell

“Longing for Fantasy” I count the five moons Of a mesmerizing world,

Haiku: My Head in the Clouds

I think, therefore I Want a cheeseburger and fries, Gluten-free mouth drools.

Interview with E. Rawls, Co-winner of Cosmic #BlogBattle

I was interviewed by the lovely Rachael Ritchey after my short story Cosmic Hunter tied for the #BlogBattle winner! 🙂

Rachael Ritchey

Hello again, Ms. Rawls! What a pleasure to see you back in the winner’s circle. You look lovely this evening, I must say. Are you doing something new with you hair, perhaps? . . . Oh, you really don’t need to look so shy! You’re just radiant. Thank you for meeting with me for a quick interview. It’s always a pleasure.

I’d like to dive right in to our questions tonight, and first off here is what we are all dying to know:

1) If writers were the only people who liked fruit cake would it be wise to bring some to a party so you could strategically figure out who you wanted to be friends with? Why or Why not?

Hmm, I would bring the cake and any who drew near I would befriend as a fellow writer. But then I’d quick go around the party and make…

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Haiku: Potatoes for Soup

This week I have 2 haiku's for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge, a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s mind active! This week’s words are: Want & Tatters. I hope you enjoy both. One is for humor, the other more serious. Potatoes for Soup “What’s tatters, precious?” “Taters, … Continue reading Haiku: Potatoes for Soup

Original? Is That Even Possible?

It’s a great feeling if your work gets called “Original” by someone. You feel like you’ve written something special and worthwhile, something that nobody else has thought up but you. Your story is unique, and that’s why so many people will want to read it. You hope for that word “Original” as a label on … Continue reading Original? Is That Even Possible?

Haiku: Unreachable

For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge, a fun activity and contest that is open for anyone to participate. This week’s words are: Vie & Reach. I hope you enjoy it. "Unreachable" She flew beyond reach, The Prince vied to bring her back, But Death blocked his path. © E. Rawls

Haiku: Knights’ Death

For RonovanWrites Weekly Challenge, which is a fun activity and contest, and is open for all to participate! This week's words are: ill & rest. I hope you enjoy it. "Knights' Death" The thunder bodes ill Across a soaked battlefield, In death the knights rest. © E. Rawls