Penname: atouchofhobbit [Contact] Real name:
Member Since: 17/08/08
Membership status: Member
Bio:


Hi.

I dwell in Scotland, a truly fabulous and beautiful country, when you finally get past the concreted-over parts.
I am, of course, a Tolkienite, Ringer, LOTRer, Ringnut, wielder of the LOTR obsession, and so on and so forth. I also have a great fondness for the Discworld and its inhabitants, not to mention the Great A’Tuin and associated pachyderms. (And does anyone know where I can get a homicidal many-legged travelling trunk?) Also, I reckon that The Big Bang Theory is the best sitcom on the face of the Earth, as evidenced by the quotes at the bottom of this bio.
Within Middle-earth canon, I have a particular fondness for First Age mythology, and in fanfiction… well, I’ll read anything that I like the look of, but I love stories that deal with stuff Tolkien didn’t write very much about, like the lands in the east of Middle-earth and/or their peoples, the Second Age, etcetera.
My joint #1 pet hates are patronization and poor spelling. Either one of these will cause me to give myself brain damage by banging my head repeatedly off of the nearest convenient surface.
As for musical tastes, I generally go in for rock or country-and-western. I make little music videos in my head as I’m listening to a song. *chuckle*
I am addicted to The Sims, too, which accounts for a low productivity level on stories. Beware, computer games dull your wits. But they are so cool.
I’m a huge hypochondriac – I get a headache and I’m scared I’ve got a serious brain condition. I also fear the dark (one too many ghost stories) and needles (I can never remember the official name for a fear of needles).
And now I think that’s more than enough about me, possibly straying into TMI territory, so farewell.

– atouchofhobbit

I am on www.councilofelrond.com as LOTR_obsessed_loony, but rarely visit there.

“I’m a physicist. I have a working knowledge of the entire universe and everything it contains.”
“Who’s Radiohead?”
“I have a working knowledge of the important things.”
- Sheldon and Penny, The Big Bang Theory

“You know, it's amazing how many supervillains have advanced degrees. Graduate schools should do a better job of screening those people out.” - Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory

“I weep for the future of science. Now if you’ll excuse me, the latest issue of Batman is out.” - Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory
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Stories by atouchofhobbit
Summary: Another non-rhyming "poem". This time it's about a bird and a girl who sets it free. Yes... I am very bad indeed at summaries.
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: Original Character
Genres: Poetry
Warnings: First Draft
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 162 Read Count: 1055
[Report This] Published: 10/11/08 Updated: 10/11/08
Summary: A short poem about Lothlórien and what happens when the elves leave.
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: None
Genres: Poetry
Warnings: First Draft
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 48 Read Count: 955
[Report This] Published: 30/09/08 Updated: 30/09/08
Summary: Me ranting again. I only ever do this when I am sleep-deprived. It shows. Features, among other things, Youtube copyright, me being clichéd, oxymorons, and online games that I definitely wouldn't be playing if I could think of anything worthwhile to do instead.
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: None
Genres: None
Warnings: First Draft
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 597 Read Count: 909
[Report This] Published: 15/02/09 Updated: 15/02/09
Summary: Me + early (for me) morning + keyboard = very strange/baaad.
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: None
Genres: Humor, Other
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 528 Read Count: 1123
[Report This] Published: 20/12/08 Updated: 20/12/08
Summary: A little forum incident which I turned into a little story-parody-thing. Glorfindel is quite OOC here, be warned.
Categories: Book-verse, Off Topic
Characters: Glorfindel, Maeglin, Original Character, Tuor, Turgon
Genres: Humor, Parody
Warnings: AU (alternate universe), First Draft
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 1025 Read Count: 1020
[Report This] Published: 15/12/08 Updated: 15/12/08
Summary: Creepy little thing that came to me suddenly. I suppose it's appropriate seeing as it's Halloween Month...
Categories: Off Topic
Characters: Original Character
Genres: Horror, Tragedy
Warnings: Character Death, First Draft
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 337 Read Count: 1120
[Report This] Published: 03/10/08 Updated: 03/10/08
Summary: Two ringwraiths and an orc try to make Minas Morgul look more… evil. It's not easy.
Categories: Book-verse, Movie-verse
Characters: Nazgûl, Orcs/Uruk-Hai, Sauron, Witch King
Genres: Humor
Warnings: First Draft, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1028 Read Count: 1361
[Report This] Published: 26/09/08 Updated: 26/09/08