Sunday, April 27, 2008

HASA Announcement - Forums



The following members have birthday this week. If you're in the drabbling mood, why not write them 100 words as a birthday card?

fliewatuet (April 29) asked, "Since my all-time favourite character is Aragorn, I would like to read how he dealt with that age (or the Dúnedain equivalent of 40). This can be anything from a birthday party to mid-life crisis. Though I wouldn't mind reading about your favourite character either :-)"

The following drabbles have been written in the following week:

"Deliverance" by Imhiriel for Elena Tiriel

The May thread isn't up yet, but should be sometime this week – be on the look-out for it.

If you have a birthday in April and would like a drabble about your favorite character or topic, you can request it here.

The May thread isn't up yet, but should be sometime this week – be on the look-out for it.

This week's focus:


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 this link.)

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?

Prospective Challenges
Subject: Science in Middle Earth

HASA Birthday Cards Forum
Subject: Deliverance

Prospective Challenges
Subject: Minority Rulez!

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 contact me here.

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