Review: Walking the Clouds edited by Grace L. Dillon

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why trans people are frustrated at HP fan creators

part of the reason why people are frustrated at HP fan creators right now is:

  1. go block and unfollow JK Rowling.
  2. Rowling’s been violently vocal about her transphobia and other bigotries for ages now, yet you are still vocally positive about an IP that is currently benefiting her.
  3. we absolutely have bigger fish to fry in the war for trans rights, but frying those fish requires doing a lot of things that take time, money, etc. we’re not asking you to *do* anything this time around, yet you still won’t not do it.
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Highlighting Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling Chapter V

Quotes from Chapter V: Beowulf of Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling. Be sure to catch the first, second, third, and fourth chapter’s highlights if you haven’t already.

I’ve also got a pexels collection where you can check out all the photos (and more) that I’ve gathered for this chapter’s moodboard.

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Thranduil’s Boston Tea Party

A retelling of the Boston Tea Party―an event in the United States that happened on this day: December 16, 1773―using Middle-Earth Elves. This is intended for entertainment purposes. For accurate information regarding this event and the ensuing war, here are some sources [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], and the wikipedia entry.

For anyone who’s unversed in the ways and wiles of the internet, the reason wikipedia is not a reliable source of information is because anyone can go in and edit it. However, what wikipedia’s good for is providing broad overviews of a topic, as well as all the subtopics pertaining to it. And it has sources you can dig into at the bottom of its better-put-together pages.

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Highlighting Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling Chapter IV

Quotes from Chapter IV: Beowulf of Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling. Be sure to catch the first, second, and third chapter’s highlights if you haven’t already.

I’ve also got a pexels collection where you can check out all the photos (and more) that I’ve gathered for this chapter’s moodboard.

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Highlighting Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling Chapter III

Quotes from Chapter III: Ten Against Grendel of Robert Nye’s Beowulf: A New Telling. Be sure to catch the first and second chapter’s highlights if you haven’t already.

I’ve also got a pexels collection where you can check out all the photos (and more) that I’ve gathered for this chapter’s moodboard.

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