"The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater." ~ Tolkien (quote for tattoo)
Here are some Lord of the Rings random facts (Part 5)
TUTORIAL: How to write in Elvish. This is the most detailed and thorough I've seen. Also, check out a lovely book called "The Languages of Tolkien's Middle Earth". It explains elvish (Sindarian and Quenya), Dwarvish, and others. Written by Ruth S.