Even if you don’t read much fantasy, you’re probably familiar with the name J.R.R. Tolkien. Author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, he basically created modern fantasy and influence many writers in following generations. And today is his birthday! The Hub has a great post about Tolkien’s influence on contemporary literature.
To celebrate, here’s the trailer of the upcoming movie version of The Hobbit:
Let’s all be a little more adventurous today!