Call for entries – October 2020

October’s theme is: Deep with the Balrogs in Khazad-dûm

In anticipation of our October content, the essay question is:

Imagine you are part of the Company, experiencing those harrowing moments on “The Bridge of Khazad-dûm.”

In your own words, briefly describe what you see and how you feel.

What most impresses you about the Balrog, and why?

What most amazes you about Gandalf?

What do you think Tolkien was attempting to accomplish with this plot twist?

We look forward to reading and sharing your essays with the Eucatastrophe fellowship!

Please respond in 500 words or less by October 5.

October Essay: Deep with the Balrogs in Khazad-dûm

With my submission, I agree that if my essay is selected, I will allow my work to be edited if/as needed and published by the Eucatastrophe team at their discretion. I also agree to not hold Eucatastrophe liable/responsible for any slanderous feedback, critical repercussions, or injury of any kind. I offer my writing willingly, free of charge, out of pure joy as a Tolkien-like sub-creator.

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