HASA Update: Challenges
- BIRTHDAY CARDS
November birthday babies: the thread to request drabbles for your
birthday is up. If you have a birthday this month, please visit the
below link and post a request.
And don't forget to set up a story for any stories written for your
birthday. If you have questions about how to do this, just post at the
There are no drabble requests for this week. To see requests for later
this month, just go to the above forum.
Imhiriel has agreed to manage the birthday drabbles forum and the
associated challenges and workshop. Feel free to ask her if you have any
questions about anything connected to birthday drabbles.
This Week's Focus: CHALLENGES
November 13 - Eleftheria Baggins: My birthday is on the thirteenth and
for my request I would love anything with angst for Frodo. I don't mind
other characters popping in too though. No slash.
November 27 - Aranel Took: I'd like some Dwarven romance, because
Dwarves need love too! Any era, any pairing, OCs are welcome.
Post your request at the Birthday Cards Forum
Please create your story and add it to the birthday card workshop. This
lets others put drabbles they write in an easily accessible location.
Enter your story in the challenge for NOVEMBER drabbles. All birthday
stories will also now be listed in a master playlist. There are
instructions on how to do all this at the top of each thread in the
Birthday Cards Forum; if you need help with the workshop, just ask the
Workshop Manager, Gwynnyd.
Make a suggestion in the prospective Challenges thread. When five
people accept, you have created a new Challenge.
Suggest a new challenge at
New Members 2006 - 2007 October 29 2007
This is a challenge for new members. By definition, a new member is any
member who has been a member for fewer than four months or who, at the
time of reading this, has written three (3) or fewer Tolkien fanfics.
Choose one of the following - there are choices from any Age, from "The
Hobbit," from "Lord of the Rings," from "The Silmarillion", from
"Unfinished Tales", and three choices from the Peter Jackson "Lord of
the Rings" - movies.
Write a story on any of these prompts. There are no page limits.
X takes the Ring - AU Challenge March 25 2008
I have seen a few stories over the years where for instance Galadriel
takes the Ring when Frodo offers it to her. But what would happen if
others were to take it, for any reason, good or evil? Aragorn? Boromir,
Gandalf, or Pippin perhaps? Or Sam abandons Frodo at Cirith Ungol and
goes on alone to try to destroy the Ring...
It wouldn't have to be a member of the Fellowship; maybe Barliman
Butterbur finds a golden ring in the room the Hobbits usedŠ or Bilbo
loses it on one of his walking trips in the Shire.
These could be anything, serious, funny, dark; from drabbles to
multi-chapter AUs, and anything in between.
Keep a New Year's resolution.
Wander over to the Nuzgul pen and adopt one today.
Review one story weekly.
Browse the Resources.
Leave a comment monthly.
>:-E MartaPS- Do you have something in particular you would like included in next
week's announcement? If so, please email HASANews(at)henneth-annun.net.