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Old 04-25-2002, 06:47 PM   #79
Mr. Frodo
Pile O'Bones
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Bag-End
Posts: 13
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I'm working on something now, for the last 2 years actually, but it has completely changed in plot since I started and it doesn't even have a name yet. Because of all the changes, I'm only about 3 chapters into it, and it really bothered me until I learned how long Tolkien worked on LOTR. My story is pretty different from Tolkien's because I had only read The Hobbit when I began writing. I sometimes worry that it sounds too much like a teenage girl speaking when I write from the guys' point of view (don't let the name fool you, it's just a joke with friends. We are Pippin, Merry, Sam and Frodo) I have started to create languages, cultures and an entire world. I have maps to scale, a small dictionary for the languages, some songs and am a history for it. (I need a social life...)
"By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me!"
(I'm the only girl in my school LOTR obssessed enough to call myself Mr. Frodo)
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