November 19th, 2008

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The November Challenge

The November Challenge stories, with the theme of Song/Poetry have been posted. Each author was to write a story in which the characters sang a song or recited a poem; each entry was given a line from a song or poem as the title for the story. We’ve had seven entries so far.

The November Song/Poetry Challenge

When There's Good Cheer Among the Guests by Nancylea Rough copy of chapter found in notes for Red Book, a chapter not in The Red Book.

Supper's Over, Breakfast's Cooking by Dreamflower A discussion about the importance of mealtimes among the Fellowship…

"All Woods there Be Must End at Last" by Larner Following the tenth-year anniversary of the destruction of the Ring, Merry, Pippin, and their families visit with Faramir at his new home. When seeking to avoid having to accompany their wives on a trip to the market at Emyn Arnen Merry and Pippin slip away and find themselves lost in Ithilien.

His Wealth Shall Flow in Fountains by Celeritas Bilbo Baggins on his second visit to the Lonely Mountain finds a chance comment about the Dwarves’ ale landing him into the most peculiar of circumstances.

Sing and Be Glad, All Ye Children of the West by Mattygrl Aragorn and Legolas realize that Frodo has been struggling with the situation at hand and decide to do their part to remedy the situation...

Song of Wizardry by Nancylea Random memories floating in a waiting room of Events Past in Halls of Mandos

In the Quiet of the Drawing-Room of Bag End by Pearl Took Bilbo's reactions to the song and a comment made afterwards by Thorin

I hope you will check out the stories, and let the authors know how you liked them!

And authors, remember that late entries are always welcome!