When I was looking for a cover artist for “Write English with Tengwar,” I had a very good idea of what I wanted already. The cover would need to be in calligraphy, since this is a book about writing, but it would also have to be artistic, with the flare
Want to write like an elf, but not learn a language? Then this book is for you! Welcome to General Use Tengwar, a mode Tolkien developed for using his Elven letters to write English. He used it to write the text on the title page of The Lord of
Since the punctuation systems for Tengwar and Cirth are so different from the Latin punctuation that we’re used to, I’ve added a page, accessible through any of the individual phrase pages, that explains how to change or add punctuation to the Tengwar and Cirth transliterations of the phrases. It’s very
Check it out in action! The adventure for adding the Tengwar and Cirth to the phrasebooks was a long one, with a lot of setbacks. First, there was the getting the Cirth and Tengwar fonts to work at all. That took multiple tries and Shihali cracking open the lid on
At about 4AM (Montana Time) 4 days ago, the website went down. When I got up, I was getting alerts about insane amounts of activity on the website, so much that the server was slowing down and preventing people from viewing the website. I thought at first that we were
The poor old Quenya Pronunciation Guide hadn’t been updated in about a decade. Now it’s got recordings (thanks to Bailey for R-rolling duty!), Tengwar (thanks to Shihali for fixing those old fonts!), and the fancy new information we learned from Parma Eldalamberon #19 and #22. This is in preparation for
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It’s been an exciting couple of days! After years of wrestling with the massive namelists, I’ve finally come up with a solution that I think will work. Give the Name Lists a gander and let me know if you like their new setup! I basically tried to replicate the old,