It's nice when fun and profit converge: a Greek translation I made of a passage in Trollope won a prize
. (Nicer yet, it turns out they've doubled the award recently without telling anyone).
I wonder if anything similar will ever happen with the more Tolkienian hobby I indulge when I should be thesis writing. Would anyone buy a grammar of an imaginary language? I'd like to self-publish one someday (though I might have to learn Metafont first). Here is part of the story of Queen Kúnikki, who gave birth to a snake: