In an example of good timing, Patrick Tilley has just set up a new website and fan network here.
Meanwhile, China Mieville seems to have relaxed his Tolkien-sceptic stance in his old age and has written an article focusing on the 'cool stuff' in Middle-earth here. As he says, and it cannot be argued against too strongly, "Tolk gives good monster."
Currently Reading: Death-Bringer by Patrick Tilley
Currently Playing: Third Age: Total War, Company of Heroes
Currently Watching: Firefly (re-watch), Iran and the West (re-watch)