My voice went up and sang in the sky...
- To the pine-trees upon the highland of Dorthonion I climbed in Winter.
Ah! The wind and the whiteness and the black branches of Winter upon
My voice went up and sang in the sky.
- "Seasons" by J.R.R. Tolkien
Climb on your chair, make yourself comfortable and access the Stories
section at HASA. Ah! The wonder and the whiteness and the black
letters in the newest stories in General and Beta Stories!
We're afraid we cannot guarantee that your voice won't go up and sing
in the sky!
"Collections Vol.2" by isilelensar:
Another Volume, more drabbles! Various characters and times ranging
over the Ages of Middle-earth. Now rated 'Adult' due to certain
drabbles being sexually oriented. I can't help myself, really. LOL!
"Parting Gifts" by Larner:
The Lady of Light faces her last test as she seeks to empower her gifts.
"Yule Mathoms" by docmon:
My entries for the 2005 Yule Mathoms Challenge, as a countdown to
Don't forget that every author likes feedback! Use the new Comment
feature at HASA and share your thoughts, ideas and questions about the
story you just read. Author and fellow readers alike will be grateful
"Woodland Twilight" by oshun:
Principally a coming-of-age story about young elves in Mirkwood in
Third Period. Attempts to explore rituals of adolescence, courtship,
sexual mores, marriage and bonding--gentle, non-graphic eroticism.
Consideration as well of consequences of unique social and cultural
and ethnic mixes within Mirkwood society.
"Feanor's Wrath" by Lindenya:
Feanor's thoughts as he swears the Oath.
"Looking Ahead" by Kitt of Lindon:
A Hobbit gapfiller in which two Elves meet a certain wanderer 'looking
ahead'. Finished but in need of constructive criticism!
If a story is posted in the Beta Stories section at HASA, the author
is asking for feedback and concrit, or is possibly even looking for a
Use the new Comment feature at HASA to give feedback, or visit the
author's story forum for a lively discussion about her stories.
Do you enjoy giving feedback and providing concrit?
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