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Name: Tyellas
Type: fan writer archivist
Fandoms: Lord of the Rings, Mad Max, Shape of Water, Terminator
URL: ansereg.com
tyellas at LiveJournal
thebyrchentwigges at Tumblr
thebyrchentwigges at Pillowfort
Tyellas at Archive Of Our Own
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Tyellas (she/her) is a multi-fandom writer, best known for her activity in the Tolkien fandom. She also wrote for MAS-Zine. She regularly participates in exchanges and auctions, such as Fandom Trumps Hate.


In December 2001, Tyellas became involved with Yahoo groups and posted her first fandom writing there. From 2002, Tyellas posted works on archives and on her own Tolkien fansite, Ansereg. She put together the zine Ansereg - The Grey Book and reports on LOTR movie launches in Wellington. Tyellas also attended and presented at The Tolkien Society conference Tolkien 2005 and wrote two event reports:

In 2018, Tyellas was interviewed by the tumblr Tolkien Fandom History.

Notable Tolkien works

Some of Tyellas' fan writing was honoured in the Middle-Earth Fanfiction Awards and the Mithril Awards:

Academic articles and citations

  • Warm Beds are Good: Sex and Libido in Tolkien’s Writing was published in Mallorn, the Tolkien Society Journal [1]
  • In 2005, under the name Ty Rosenthal, she presented at the Tolkien 2005 conference in Birmingham, on the topic The Arts and Crafts Movement and J.R.R. Tolkien: Middle-earth Imagery and the Philosophy of Craft. Due to the time to resolve handling related art copyrights, and communications being lost while Tyellas moved to a different city in 2006, her article is not included in the conference proceedings. The article was later published in an issue of Aiglos[2].
  • Cited in Sex, Violence, and the Body: The Erotics of Wounding[3], 2008, Burr, V., Hearn, J., Palgrave MacMillan, in Jenny Alexander's Tortured Heroes: The Story of Ouch! Fan Fiction and Sadomasochism, p. 119 - 136.

Mad Max

In 2015 Tyellas returned to fan writing in the Mad Max fandom.</br> Mad Max Meta

Mad Max Fanfiction and Zines

Additional fandoms

Tyellas has also written for Discworld, Hellboy, His Dark Materials,The Shape of Water, and Terminator.


  1. ^ Mallorn, the Tolkien Society Journal issue 42, August 2004.
  2. ^ [ http://aiglos.tolkien.com.pl/english/issue5.php Issue 5 of Aiglos, the Tolkienists Almanack.]
  3. ^ http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9780230549340
  4. ^ link for controversy Furiosa tie-in comic misogyny, The Daily Dot, June 26, 2015