Tag: Tolkeinism

  • Tolkein, False Starts, and Guy Gavriel Kay

    “And I learned a lot about false starts in writing. I mean that in a really serious way. His [Tolkien’s] false starts.” “…So I was looking at drafts of The Lord of the Rings and rough starts for The Silmarillion and came to realise they don’t spring full-blown, utterly, completely formed in brilliance. They get […]