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The 2010 Remix Challenge

The 2010 Remix Challenge!



2010 Remix Stories:


"Toys in the Hall" (the "This Ereinion" remix) by Dawn Felagund Young Ereinion once sent his father Fingon to bed for a week with a poorly placed toy and learned much about his father as a result. Now, with Fingon dead, his people at war, and his world upended, Ereinion tries a similar tactic to learn something about his new foster-father, Círdan.
Dear Estella (the Daughters of Jerusalem Remix) by RhyselleIn Celeritas’ fic, “Daughters of Jerusalem”, Estella Bolger finally agrees that Merry could write to her. Rather than re-writing the original, my muse decided the original story was the prologue or introduction to this fic, which consists of some of the correspondence that came of that conversation.
Help My Unbelief (the Unbelief remix) by Dreamflower A young Gondorian finds his world-view shaken by events in post-War Minas Tirith and an encounter with four halflings.
A Bird in the Hand (the Tulip's Egg Remix) by Cathleen How a knitted piglet and a goose formed an enduring friendship, and a small hobbit lad was not disappointed.
Alone and Burdened (the Alone and Forsaken Remix by Nautika An angry argument, bitter words spoken, and suddenly a man finds himself struggling with his conscience. Written from a different POV than "Alone and Forsaken". Mixture of movie and bookverse
Fulfilled Rites -- A Found Poem (the No Stones to Build, Or Wood to Burn Remix) by Linaewen A found poem in which Aragorn mourns the passing of Boromir.
Until the End of Their Days (It Takes a Took remix) by Celeritas An outbreak of fever has turned Peregrin Took unusually somber--and worried. Merry hopes to take his mind off things with some planning.
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Boots Made for Walking (the Believe It or Not Remix) by Linaewen In this continuation of the tale begun in Nautika's Believe It or Not, Merry and Pippin help Boromir solve the problem with his boots
Do We Lament the Lost? (Lament for Galadriel remix) by Peregrin Ionad Arwen laments Galadriel's passage west and her own passing.
Wonder That's Keeping the Stars Apart (The Ghost in the Garden Remix) by Levade Galadriel is leaving Middle-earth. Celeborn is not. Irreconcilable differences cannot always be overcome.
Children of Heroes (Line of Heroes Remix) by Kaylee Arafinwiel Eärendil, Elwing, and Melian watch over their young grandsons as they prepare a surprise for the Lord of Imladris.
Folly in the Woods (Like Father, Like Son Remix) by GamgeeFest Pippin takes Faramir on his first hunting expedition.
Love at first Sight? (remix of "Anemone: pt. 1, Dolphins") How it was that Anemone was commissioned by Lord Ulmo to seek out Frodo Baggins and perhaps see him as a possible mate.
The Witchking's Battle of the Ford (the "At the Bruinen Ford" remix) by Larner How was the flight to the ford of the Bruinen perceived by the Enemy?
Chili With a Chance of Mushrooms (The Cook-Off Remix) by Armariel Frodo participates in a very unusual competition.
Pippin "Bullroarer" Took (the Pippin the Bullroarer Remix) by Pearl Took Young Pippin proves himself in a difficult situation.


We'd like to thank all of the authors who participated, both for allowing their stories to be remixed and for taking the chance of remixing the stories of others-- which can be rather daunting on both counts! And we'd also like to thank our pinch-hitters and betas as well!

We hope you will check out all of the remixed stories, and if you've not read them before, you might also want to check out the stories that inspired them as well! If you enjoy the stories, please let the authors know how much!

Comments

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shirebound
Oct. 2nd, 2010 12:57 am (UTC)
Wooo hooo, lookit all the stories! :)
dreamflower02
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:56 am (UTC)
Lots of them!! *grin*
rhyselle
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:04 am (UTC)
Where's the story I wrote?
Um.... I emailed you my Remix story: "Dear Estella" on the 29th. Didn't you get it?
dreamflower02
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:22 am (UTC)
Re: Where's the story I wrote?
Ack!! It's stuck in pre-post! I will get it up ASAP!!!! Thank you for letting me know!
dreamflower02
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:25 am (UTC)
Re: Where's the story I wrote?
Done!!
kayleelupin
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:48 am (UTC)
*facepalm* How did I manage to leave the space for Beta blank? Mea culpa Dreamflower...mea maxima culpa!!! Please forgive me. (((Dreamflower))) I didn't do it on purpose, I swear. It certainly wasn't because I didn't appreciate it, you did a wonderful job!!!

Kaylee
dreamflower02
Oct. 2nd, 2010 01:56 am (UTC)
I didn't even notice dear! Don't fash yourself, you can always edit and add it in if you wish. ((hugs)) And thank you!
labourslamp
Oct. 2nd, 2010 06:17 am (UTC)
Wow, that's a lot of fics! I'm down to two left--thought I'd finish them all tonight, but I'm too tired now.

So far everyone's done such an excellent job!

We're going to have to do this again!
dreamflower02
Oct. 2nd, 2010 12:00 pm (UTC)
There will actually be one more; since Dawn's a mod, she could not post hers early. (Mod posts go up automatically instead of into the queue.) But that one's up too, now, so I can add it to the list!
ceshaughnessy
Oct. 3rd, 2010 11:45 am (UTC)
Wow, thank you so much to all our wonderful writers for participating in this challenge!! I haven't had much chance to do any reading or replying yet as this is my looonnnnggg weekend at work (The one where I feel like I live here, but that's what 12 hour shifts do to ya). Anyway, I can't thank everyone enough! Anc can't wait to get to reading the stories myself tomorrow!!!

*Group Hugs*

Cathleen
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