Friday, June 1, 2007

June 2007 Challenge Bulletin

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Post your request at the Birthday Cards Forum

June 5 - T'iana Luthien: I just finished reading the Children of Hurin and would like a drabble about a moment between Turin and Finduilas, be sad, happy, whatever. I could also go with some Galadriel/Celeborn or Eowyn/Faramir.

Also, don't forget to create a story for the birthday card workshop. This serves the same purpose as the old HAWriters story and lets others put drabbles they write in an easily accessible location. Enter this story in the challenge for JUNE birthday drabbles, so we have all of these in one place. (There are instructions on how to do all this at the top of each thread in the Birthday Cards Forum; if you need help just ask the Workshop Manager, Gwynnyd.) Any questions, contact Gandalfs Apprentice at:


If you aren't at your usual computer, you can send GA an email through HASA, too.

New Challenges

No new challenges yet for this month. Make a suggestion about something that interests you or a question to ponder. Encourage five people to want to write a story. You have created a new challenge.

Open Challenges

Four for the farthings in the Shire (North, South, East, West)

  1. Mortality
    Closes 21 June 07
    Lúthien, Elros and Arwen all decided to become mortal. In what way would their life be changed? How would this change affect the body and mind? Would Beren and Aragorn feel guilty?

  2. Seven Deadly Sins
    Closes July 10 2007
    Write seven pieces of fiction, one for each of the Seven Deadly Sins
    • Envy
    • Wrath
    • Lust
    • Sloth
    • Gluttony
    • Pride
    • Greed
    Pick 1-3 characters or pairings of your choice, and include the same characters in all seven pieces.

  3. When Brothers Are Not So Close
    Closes September 1, 2007
    There are four options:
    1. Write the brothers as cool or distant
    2. An argument that needs to be resolved
    3. An AU with an outside force separating the brothers and how it might effect canon
    4. Explore the relationship outside of canon.
    You could include cousins or other people who share a brotherly bond.

  4. New Members 2006 - 2007
    Closes 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.

Keep a New Year's Resolution

HASA Challenges Team

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