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“Don’t Leave the Mirkword Trail!” A Master Class in Good Writing

Warning: This post contains spoilers for The Hobbit book and movie. When I read The Hobbit as a kid, the sequence in Mirkwood Forest really stuck with me. Bilbo and the company of dwarves are desperate to get to Lonely Mountain, in order reclaim a great treasure. But to get there on time, they must […]