"The doom of the Elves is to be immortal, to love the beauty of the world, to bring it to full flower with their gifts of delicacy and perfection, to last while it lasts, never leaving it, not even when ‘slain,’ but returning— and yet, when the Followers come, to teach them, and make a way for them, to ‘fade’ as the Followers grow and absorb the life from which both proceed."
- JRR Tolkien
"The doom of the Elves is to be immortal, to love the beauty of the world, to bring it to full flower with their gifts of delicacy and perfection, to last while it lasts, never leaving it, not even when ‘slain,’ but returning— and yet, when the Followers come, to teach them, and make a way for them, to ‘fade’ as the Followers grow and absorb the life from which both proceed."
- JRR Tolkien

Diversity in Writing

elloellenoh:

I did this post for Write on Com. Figured it would be worth sharing here also.

Diversity in Writing

by author Ellen Oh

Recently, I was part of a conversation where an author said the following: “But there’s been a lot of anger from some quarters about “appropriation” and…