Happy Birthday…

1 Dec

…To Fabulous Realms!

Yes, the very first post, Tad Williams: The American Tolkien?, appeared exactly one year ago today and I just couldn’t let that minor anniversary go by entirely unremarked. I very much started this website purely as a short-term thing but it ‘grew in the telling’ (as one of my favourite authors would have said) and now I’d never even dream of stopping. I’ve really enjoyed sharing my genuine love of fantasy, folklore, myth and legend over the past year – never imagining for a second that anyone else would be interested in my humble scribblings. That’s why I hugely appreciate every single comment, follow, view or like that this site has ever had and fondly hope that there are many more in the (hopefully) many years to come. For my part, I plan to keep on blogging (to paraphrase another of my favourite authors) until they nail shut the lid of my coffin 😉

Thanks for stopping by!

17 Responses to “Happy Birthday…”

  1. The Mouse December 1, 2012 at 2:26 am #


  2. IntrovertedAnalyst December 1, 2012 at 2:30 am #

    Congrats on the one-year anniversary! (and hopefully there will be more to come 😀 )

  3. River December 1, 2012 at 3:30 am #

    Happy Birthday! Here’s to another year & more!

  4. Jennifer Bullis December 1, 2012 at 4:35 am #

    Happy Birthday, Fabulous Realms–and many happy returns of the day! I look forward to continuing to read you!

  5. Diane Tibert December 1, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    Congratulations! I always enjoy your stories.

  6. Tom Lucas December 1, 2012 at 1:46 pm #

    Congrats, I have enjoyed your blog since the first time I came upon it. Great stuff.

  7. celticsprite December 1, 2012 at 6:19 pm #

    Congratz kins Ash!…. you have built an awesome and creative site here!
    Thanx a lot for keeping up Fantasy alive…
    Shine On ☼

  8. deshipley December 1, 2012 at 8:39 pm #

    *For you’re a jolly good fell-ooooooow…!*
    Glad to have had you around, this past year. Glad, too, that you’ve got plans to stick around. (:

  9. fantasyfurnace December 2, 2012 at 6:46 am #

    Happy Anniversary! Here’s to many, many more. Much success!

  10. EM Castellan December 2, 2012 at 8:31 am #

    Happy Blogiversary!

  11. ashsilverlock December 2, 2012 at 8:53 am #

    Thanks everyone for your lovely birthday comments!

  12. BHS December 3, 2012 at 1:30 pm #

    Congratulations, and happy birthday! Here’s to another year!

  13. Mike Sirota December 3, 2012 at 4:05 pm #

    By all means, Ash…keep on blogging!

  14. Jeff December 4, 2012 at 1:44 am #

    Your blog is one of the best. Your writing is thoughtful and very engaging. Please, keep it up! 🙂

  15. Raewyn Hewitt December 4, 2012 at 7:56 am #

    Sorry a bit late – but happy blog birthday to you!

  16. Angelya December 11, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    A very happy blogaversary to you! I’ve really enjoyed reading your articles, keep up the great work 🙂

  17. The World Is My Cuttlefish December 19, 2012 at 11:38 am #

    Happy belated birthday. Thanks for an informative and well-written blog.

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