Discussing the narration's assertion that Tolkien was a translator of a Middle-earth manuscript, now up at Tor.com.
Meanwhile, I hope those of you affected by winter storms are keeping safe and warm. I left work early and, because I was a mighty (and a lucky) hunter of Christmas presents during my lunch break, may not need to go out again this weekend, which will be nice. I just hope my parents are able to make it here tomorrow afternoon, as planned . . .