August 12th, 2008


A Matter of Perspective by Cathleen

Author: Cathleen
Title: A Matter of Perspective
Theme: POV Challenge
Elements: Silver, Three, Sphere
Author's Notes: Aunt Pringle is on the loose again!
Summary: This story picks up during the one I wrote a couple years ago titled "Great Auntie Pringle Took". It is written mostly from Esmeralda's pov as she begins to realise why Pippin is having a difficult time being around Aunt Pringle.
Word Count: 3559

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September Challenge: Young/Old

The challenge for September will have the theme of "Young and Old", in which you should have two characters interacting: one young and one old. There should be at least one generation between the two characters, who may be of any race or era of Middle-earth.

The elements will be adjectives: you may ask for between three to five in your request.

If you wish to participate, either respond to this post in a comment. (If you have not taken part before, please give an email address to which we may send a prompt.) Or you may email the mods: or or to ask for your element.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the mods.
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The August POV Challenge is up!

The August challenge with the theme of POV (the challenge was to write a story in a POV that the writer had not previously used) has now been posted. We have sixteen stories up, and will have a few late stories to add. I will edit the post to add them as they are posted.

The POV Challenge

Sarah Jane Drops In: Chapter One by Stefania A LotR/Doctor Who crossover!
Sarah Jane Drops In: Chapter Two
A Useful Gift by Larner Bilbo gives Lobelia an unexpected gift.
Thirty Moments of the Ring by Harrowcatliz A poem from the POV of the One Ring
The Departure Observed by Larner A young fisherman from among the Dúnedain watches as one of the Elven ships prepares to sail to Tol Eressëa.
Amazing Creatures by PipMer During the Quest, someone observes the Hobbits, and ends up being quite amazed by them
Opening by Nath Sometime early in the second millennium of the Second Age: a moonlit night in Eregion, and two craftsmen anxiously await the unveiling of their latest work.
Allusion Illusion by Zhie
Bilbo and young Frodo take a walk.
Entmoot by Pearl Took The Ents have some thinking to do. Will they help the rest of the free peoples of Middle-earth?
Clover by Golden Some lives are short.
An Honorable Calling by Pearl Took What honor can there be for Gondorian livery having to be worn by a Hobbit?
Of the Light by firechild Now, faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.
Just a Thought by Nancylea Four amusing vignettes…
The Token by Dreamflower Arwen considers losses…
The Unsweetness of Success by nancylea When is it success?
A Matter of Perspective by Cathleen Aunt Pringle is on the loose again!
Where There Is Smoke by Holly At the age of 6 Estel is intrigued with pipeweed

Edit: Fratres by the_arc5 Faramir faces the shadows of memories, dreams, and truth.
Sons Of by Pipkin Sweetgrass Even heroes can be just fathers...
Chicken One Day, Feathers the Next by Lily Hawker Pippin brings home a suprise whilst staying at Bag End.

We hope you will read, enjoy and comment on the stories!