Fantasy and the problem with Tolkien — The Write Stuff

The eternal dilemma of the fantasy writer: Has every story been told or can I tell an old one in a new way?  Read what Sue Vincent at The Write Stuff says about it. Regardless, I will continue to write my own fantasies and hope they have half the depth of Tolkien’s Middle Earth…

It has to be said that Tolkien causes problems. Quite apart from being so addictive that, once read, you are likely to go back and read the books again, you may never find anywhere quite as rich as Middle Earth within the pages of another book. Anyone whose introduction to fantasy is via The Hobbit […]

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3 Replies to “Fantasy and the problem with Tolkien — The Write Stuff”

  1. Actually, the post is mine, not Marcia’s this time 🙂 Thanks for reblogging…and I agree, every writer should follow their own voice and story. Every writer has a unique gift to express.

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