Sunday, January 13, 2008

Calling all Reviewers!

There are currently twenty stories awaiting reviewers, with five more about to be released. If you've been a member of HASA for thirty days you're welcome to become a reviewer. Here are just a few of the summaries for stories currently available:

--- "As he leads Tuor to Gondolin, Voronwe learns of love, of fate, of fear... and most importantly, of hope. Contains mild slash, but is ultimately true to canon."
--- "Bad weather blues, past shadows and the hope of light; old traditions become new ones on a rainy night in Emyn Arnen."
--- "When 9-year-old Samwise Gamgee's older sisters develop a crush on a certain newcomer, guess whose help they enlist?"

To review these or any of the other many stories, log in to HASA and go to

Birthday Drabbles

No members have requested birthday drabbles for this week. If you have a birthday in the upcoming week and would like a drabble, you can request one at

The following drabbles have been written in the last week.

"Renewal" by Elena Tiriel for Imhiriel

The Remembrances Challenge closes tomorrow, January 14. One more entry or placeholder, and it will be a successful challenge. So if you'd like to write about your favorite character looking back at something that happened in the past, join in!

So far, the following members have written stories:

A Wind from the West by Aiwendil
Gandalf reflects on his relationship with Saruman on the afternoon of November 3, 3019.

The Remembrance of Trees by Imhiriel
Moments in the lives of the White Trees and their ancestors. Drabble series.

A Different Road by Nath
Ten years after the destruction of the One Ring, the Steward of Gondor looks back and remembers the war. AU, darkish.

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This week's focus:


The HASA Research Library is a very useful resource for writers as well as for online discussions on book canon. You can find entries on characters, settings, events, and items, containing cited quotes about the item you are trying to find more information on. This portion of the site is available to both members and non-members here.

Would you like to get involved with Resources? If you like researching and want to help develop this section of HASA you can contact the Resources & Research Library through the contact form.

What's new in Resources:

Timeline Events:
Celebrimbor forges the three Elven Rings of Power.
Rivendell established.

Character Biographies

Minas Tirith (Gondor)
Minas Tirith (Beleriand)

Elven sheath for Anduril
Three Elven Rings of Power

Good luck researching your story! If you enjoy this section of the site please feel free to thank the researchers, listed at the bottom of every entry.

And always remember, grasshopper: the path of wisdom leads through proper citations. *grins*


PS- Do you have something in particular you would like included in next week's announcement? If so, please email HASANews(at)henneth-annun(dot)net.

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