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The Caradhras Cowl

The Caradhras Cowl

The Caradhras Cowl is a warm and cozy pattern perfect for you own climb up the fabled Redhorn Pass.

March 2018: The Month In Review

March 2018: The Month In Review

March 2018 brought some unexpected changes for the better to Eclectic Little Dork.

The Maps Of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth

The Maps Of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth

The Maps of Tolkien’s Middle-Earth is an adventure this tiny Hobbit won’t soon forget.

3 Hobbit-Like Pastimes

3 Hobbit-Like Pastimes

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth is full of fun pastimes. Learn about three Hobbit-like pastimes to wet your appetite for good, old-fashioned fun.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Want to read a classic tale of dragons, Dwarves, and a Hobbit that discovers a magic ring? Give the 1937 novel The Hobbit a try.

February 2018: The Month In Review

February 2018: The Month In Review

I had such high hopes for February. An entire month of posts on the topic of love. Books about love, writing love, why all readers should give books focused on love a chance etc. But that wasn’t to be and the second month of the year turned out to be quite dull both behind the scenes and here at the Eclectic Little Dork.

3 Must Read Books About Love

3 Must Read Books About Love

Some people think romance novels when they think books about love. I think family, country, friends and, yes, even romance.

January 2018: A Monthly Update

January 2018: A Monthly Update

You may have noticed that January was a boring month here at Eclectic Little Dork. In fact, the only post I wrote was my 2018 intro post. And I didn’t even promote that post at all. Not on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter. Absolutely nowhere.

But the month wasn’t a total loss and February is shaping up to be better. Well, as long as I chug along and work my butt off!

So, in honor of the new month, let’s talk about how January went.

2018:  A Year of Growth and Balance

2018: A Year of Growth and Balance

2017 was a year of change. In 2018 I want to seek balance and growth, both professional and personal.

Quick and Dirty Tips For Better Writing by Mignon Fogarty

Quick and Dirty Tips For Better Writing by Mignon Fogarty

Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better writing is the first in a series of grammar-related books from grammar and usage nerd, blogger, and podcaster, Mignon Fogarty. It also just happens to be a book I utterly adore.