So, after doing battle with the namelists for years, after crashing the database more times than I care to recall, I’ve come to a realization, which led to a decision. I’ve made the namelist databases too complex. So, the way to solve this problem is to make the databases less
This was a lot of fun to do!
Available here: Lulu E-book for $8.99. It was kinda sad ripping out all of the nice formatting Mark and I’d put into it, but it had to be done for the e-book. As a result, the e-book is available in an epub format that is readable for the majority of
I’m so excited, I’ve been jittering myself into exhaustion. After being asked for so many years to do it, after 9 months and 3 editors and lots of help from you, I have turned your Neo-Sindarin textbook into a real book that you can hold in your hands. Thank you
Back in 2015 I got a translation request for a song translation into Sindarin. This song has been recorded and now have a video up on You Tube! Check it out!
On the Sindarin Pronunciation page, I’ve added recordings to help people learn how to pronounce Sindarin words. If people love this addition, I’ll add the same feature to the other pronunciation guide pages.
The new name for the Sindarin class website has been chosen: Realelvish Academy! I’m in the process of reorganizing the website to match the new textbook. The way I’m organizing it, I could add more classes to it. Things like, a Quenya course, or maybe a Thalas’sian course if I
At 5:30 AM, I finally completed uploading the updates to the Neo-Sindarin phrasebooks, including their German translations! Alphin is our German translator, so feel free to send her some thank-yous for all of her hard work! Other than a sparkly new German translation, I’ve reorganized many of the phrasebooks to
Richard is a friend and Sindarin student of mine, and he’s got a pretty amazing voice. Here he is singing Galadriel’s Lament, with the music arranged by Donald Swann: You can see how to pronounce this poem on it’s page in the Recorded Scripts section, and maybe make your own
I’ve never received so many donations before! This has definitely broken all of my records. You guys are generous and thoughtful, and you make me so happy to be part of this fandom! There were a total of 18 donators this year, who donated a total of $1,077. This money