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My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

My Own Shire: Living a Hobbit Life in the Modern World

When I ask those around me which place in Middle-earth they prefer, I often hear, “The Shire”. With its sweeping green views and cozy Hobbit homes, it’s no wonder it captures the hearts of so […]

Happy Birthday to Our Executive Director Arwen Kester!

Happy Birthday to Our Executive Director Arwen Kester!

Help us wish a happy birthday to our esteemed leader, Middle-earth News Executive Director Arwen Kester! It was Arwen’s vision and drive that created Middle-earth News, assembled the staff that is a second family, and […]

Happy Birthday to Our Own Myla Malinalda!

Happy Birthday to Our Own Myla Malinalda!

Our very own Myla Malinalda is celebrating a birthday today! Myla is an indispensable part of the Middle-earth News team. She writes many news stories, covers special events such as New York Comic Con and […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 2941 – The Hobbit September 29 The dwarves recover from their trip inside the barrels Year 3018 – The Lord of the Rings September 29 Frodo reaches Bree at night Gandalf visits the Gaffer […]

Congratulations to the Winner of our Limerick Contest!

Congratulations to the Winner of our Limerick Contest!

  Congratulations to the winner of our Feast Week/Tolkien Week Limerick Contest! We had 71 spectacular entries for this competition and it’s been quite difficult choosing the winner. Here is the one limerick that stood […]

Celebrate Tolkien Week with Our Limerick Contest

Celebrate Tolkien Week with Our Limerick Contest

In honour of Tolkien Week (and Feast Week), Middle-earth News is holding a Tolkien-inspired Limerick Contest. The rules are simple and anyone is free to participate. This is your chance to write a limerick on anything Tolkien […]

Hobbit Card Tutorial: For All of Your Unexpected Party Needs

Hobbit Card Tutorial: For All of Your Unexpected Party Needs

I’ve always loved working with paper, whether it was for school projects, scrapbooking, or cards for friends and family. So of course I would eventually incorporate my love for paper craft with my greatest love, The Lord of the […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – May 28, 2014

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – May 28, 2014

If you’ve been wondering where our daily “An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth” posts have been for the last few days, I have to admit, I’ve been slacking. Instead of staying on the pulse of the […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 2941 – The Hobbit April 25 Gandalf first sees Bilbo after years of absence from the Shire April 26 The Unexpected Party ‘”Gandalf, dwarves and Mr. Baggins! We are not together in the house […]

SAM CAUGHT MAKING INSTANT POTATOES!

SAM CAUGHT MAKING INSTANT POTATOES!

Hobbiton is reeling today with potentially crushing allegations directed at Mayor Samwise (“Sam”) Gamgee. Ted Sandyman, local miller, told the Arda Daily Times that he personally witnessed Gamgee preparing INSTANT potatoes for a recent dinner […]