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Welcome to the Quenta Silmarillion, sit yourself down at a table and hear the stories of old. The Silmarillion-Club is a group on deviantART centred around the early works of JRR Tolkien, i.e. The Silmarillion. To all those with an interest in the History of Middle-Earth, welcome to a community that shares that fascination.

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The 30th Anniversary of the Silmarillion Project

In the name of LadyElleth and Qitian I'm passing you project news:


Like the subject line says, a book we all love is nearing its 30th publication anniversary - 09/15/1977 marks the day the Silmarillion was first published, and now, 30 years later, we need your help to celebrate!

"I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama. Absurd."
~J.R.R.Tolkien in a letter to Milton Waldman, (probably) in late 1951

It's not all that absurd, is it? The fans, here on DA and elsewhere, have made that abundantly clear - and the brilliant Qitian had the fabulous idea to gather all contributions to this very special day in one place. For the rest of the month (starting on the 15th), feel free to share all paint, music, drama, and other Silmarillion-related material in the Silmarillion Anniversary Celebration community community.livejournal.com/30ye… on LiveJournal. Your material doesn't have to be new either - whatever you want to post, please do so! Don't have an LJ account, don't want to join just for the project, but want to contribute nonetheless? No problem, just send a mail with your material to 30yearssilm(at)googlemail(dot).com, note me or reply to this post, and we'll see it done!

Thanks for reading, please participate, and please spread the news - the more the merrier, isn't it?

Love,
Elleth.

Remember - you need to note Lady Elleth not me and answer to her journal entry not here.


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Joining and Art Submission Guidelines:

Now traveller, perhaps you're wondering how best to join the Silmarillion-Club! Well friend, it's quite simple. There are only three things we ask of you:

1: Please send a note titled "Join" to the club to add you to the listing.
Watch the club journal for news and gallery submission notifications. Adding our icon in your journal is appreciated.

2: If you have any art that you would like to post, send a separate note with links to your deviations (direct links to pages in your deviantART gallery, example: www.deviantart.com/deviation/3…). Send maximum 4 deviations in one note.

Do not send deviation submissions and joining message in the same note, please.

:resume: Please  do not fav images in club's gallery. Leave all the comments and :+fav:s in the galleries of our members, they deserve it more than the club. Always praise the original artist!


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Founder: yountie-elf (Erendis)
Head Admin: Sirielle (Karolina)
Co-Admins:
Blakey00 (Adam) AstronomyDomine (Chris), elegaer (Becky)
:iconyountie-elf: :iconsirielle: :iconblakey00: :iconastronomydomine: :iconelegaer:


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