Articles written by: Arwen

The Creator and Executive Director of Middle-earth News. Arwen is a mother of two, an uber geek, loves all things Tolkien, pretends to understand LOTRO, and kicks ass at fantasy card games. She constantly quotes from The Muppets, Doctor Who, The Lord of the Rings, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate…. you get the point.

Shadowfax, the Lord of all Horses, Passes into the West

Shadowfax, the Lord of all Horses, Passes into the West

It is with sad hearts that we report the passing of Blanco, better known to The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy fans as “the lord of all horses,” Shadowfax. The news comes from […]

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Devilish Dental Care Taking Dive!

Devilish Dental Care Taking Dive!

It’s no secret that villains have long suffered under deplorable health conditions. However, with the recent passing of the late Lord Sauron, it seems his former followers are facing a new field of fighting. Baddies […]

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The Lord of the Thrones: Middle-earth Houses in Westeros

The Lord of the Thrones: Middle-earth Houses in Westeros

Obviously, the team at Middle-earth News is full of Tolkien fans. But, we’ve got to be honest. About half of our team of reporters are enthusiastic viewers of the television series Game of Thrones. Season 4 […]

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Get Talking Tolkien on our New Google+ Community Page!

Get Talking Tolkien on our New Google+ Community Page!

Today is Tolkien Reading Day! The One Ring has been destroyed, Sauron is vanquished, and the Gondorian New Year is here! To celebrate, we’re launching our very own Google+ Community Page. What we at Middle-earth […]

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Tolkien-themed Cruise Answers the Question, “What’s Next For Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Fans?”

Tolkien-themed Cruise Answers the Question, “What’s Next For Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Fans?”

Official Press Release: Wildly impatient for the release of Peter Jackson’s third installment of The Hobbit trilogy, There and Back Again, the global community of Tolkienites and Ringers are also getting ready to mourn the loss of […]

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Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Fund Fantasy Film, ‘The Rangers’

Kickstarter Campaign Launched to Fund Fantasy Film, ‘The Rangers’

Not only is Ron Newcomb a good friend of ours, he also happens to be the Director and Producer of Rise of the Fellowship (ROTF), a film about a group of gaming nerds who together, […]

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Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day: Giveaways, Contests, and Prizes!

Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day: Giveaways, Contests, and Prizes!

It’s officially March, which means Tolkien Reading Day (TRD) is not far away. For those of you unfamiliar with TRD, it is celebrated every March 25, the day Sauron was defeated and The One Ring destroyed,  ushering […]

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Exclusive Interview: Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman Talk Kili and Fili

Exclusive Interview: Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman Talk Kili and Fili

In this exclusive interview, Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman talk with Middle-earth News about their roles as Kili and Fili in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and how physically challenging some of the scenes […]

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Press Release: Tolkien Fans Invade the High Seas

Press Release: Tolkien Fans Invade the High Seas

Tolkien Fans Invade the High Seas     Hollywood, CA, February 6, 2014- Trilo3y Voyages will host what is being billed as the largest global gathering of Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, and J.R.R. Tolkien […]

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Send Your Valentine Some Geek Love with our Hobbit-inspired Greetings

Send Your Valentine Some Geek Love with our Hobbit-inspired Greetings

Receiving flowers and chocolates is always nice, but what geek wouldn’t love some Hobbit-inspired Valentines? Last year, we began a little tradition here at Middle-earth News, creating Tolkien-themed Valentines for all our readers to enjoy. […]

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