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TORn Now Accepting Submissions for Their “Rewrite Tolkien” Contest!

Have you ever wondered what The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings might read like had they been written by a different author? wants you to use your imagination and find out!

The popular Tolkien fansite has just begun a new monthly contest, wherein fans are encouraged to submit versions of their favourite Tolkien passages as written by various authors. Each month will have a theme; the theme for this month is “The Hobbit as Written by Dr. Seuss.”

Writers are asked to pick a scene from The Hobbit which will be included in The Desolation of Smaug (out this December) and re-write it in the style of Dr. Seuss.

TORn is now accepting submissions for the contest, which ends at 12p.m. EST on September 23rd; submissions can be e-mailed to:

For more information, as well as rules and guidelines, visit

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