They fascinated me in my childhood and helped me through my teenage years
If Shakespeare can be translated into fictional languages, why not real-world endangered languages?
A good writer writes for all time.
It [the letter] gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence. It made me tingle with enthusiasm. This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.” – Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”
It was a pleasure writing for Odyssey.
The foundations of Tolkienian fantasy.
Perhaps there is reason behind many writers’ hajj to this picturesque Pennsylvania river.