- No members have requested birthday drabbles for this week, and no new
drabbles have been written this week. HOWEVER - the thread to request
birthday drabbles for February is up. If you have a February birthday,
please put your request up at
This week's focus: FORUMS
One of the best ways to get involved at HASA is through our forums.
People are discussing research questions and stories as well as having
fannish squees regularly there.
Some useful forum links:
"On Our Minds" displays the ten most recent posts in forums open to all
HASA members. It's a good way to catch up on what you've missed, though
the page can move quickly when lots of forums are active at once.
If you've been out of touch for longer than a few days you might want to
use the "One Month of Posts" page. This page has just what it sounds
like: a list of forums that have been posted to in the last month,
beginning with the most recently updated.
Workshops are specialized writing communities. They allow you to share
stories you aren't ready to post to the whole site, and many have
interesting forums attached to them. Explore workshops to find a group
of members interested in similar topics. (You must be logged in to see
Now, here are some of the most recently-updated threads in HASA forum.
Don't be shy. If any interest you, why not jump in?
HASA Birthday Cards Forum ---
Subject: February 2008 Birthdays
The Heart is Highland ---
Subject: Trading Pledges
Imhiriel's Imaginings ---
Subject: The Heart of a Knight
Here's hoping this week finds you having many interesting discussion
about all things Tolkien. Because, really, you were trying to cut back
on sleep anyway, right?
Until next time,
PS- Do you have something in particular you would like included in next
week's announcement? If so, please email HASANews@....