Talking About Tolkien (The Dark Globe)

I’m over talking about Tolkien at the Dark Globe today. For those of who have been wondering what I’m doing over at the Dark Globe and what that means for isleofbooks, keep reading. For my own blog, I’m not planning to do anything differently. This will still be a blog devoted to rave reviews about books along with author spotlights, series spotlights, literature readings out and about in San Diego, general musings about writing, and the newly hatched poetry features. Some of who click around in the tabs or look at my Goodreads will notice that I read a lot more than I post about. Because I don’t intend this blog to be a place for general book reviews (see the About section), I don’t review a lot of what I read. So that’s what I’m doing at the Dark Globe, talking about the other books that were good/great, but didn’t make me want to buy a hundred copies and leave it on people’s doorsteps.

Tolkien looking the part of an English novelist/professor

2 thoughts on “Talking About Tolkien (The Dark Globe)

  1. Joe Pineda says:

    Good luck! I’ve always thought of dedicating some blog space for reviews. In a way, it’s like giving your thanks to the author for letting you go through his/her work, whether you liked it or not.

    Plus, reviewing is a good mental exercise if you’re a writer. It helps you remember things you may use in your own prose in the future.

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