February 16th, 2010

February 2010 Letter challenge by Rhapso

The February Challenge: Send It In a Letter

The February Challenge stories, with the theme of "Send It In a Letter" have now been posted. Each author was given a particular kind of letter to use as a central element in the story. We’ve had nine entries so far.

The February "Send It In a Letter" Challenge
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Slipped under the Door of the Master Bedroom, September 25, 1444 by Celeritas A heated argument with her father leads Elanor to some serious self-examination.
Letter of Eviction by Larner How word came to the folk of Bagshot Row that they were being displaced by Lotho Sackville-Baggins.
Before it was Broken by Linda Hoyland Arwen has a difficult letter to write.
Farewell to Dol Amroth by nautika Imrahil returns from his daughter's wedding in Rohan to find the following on his desk.
Go Not to Aunt Dora for Advice, for She Will Give It at Great Length... by Dreamflower Frodo's Aunt Dora reacts to a very welcome Bit of News!
A Most Sterling Recommendation by Antane Gandalf writes a letter to Thorin recommending Bilbo to the
part of the Company
In Deepest Sympathy by WendWriter Thranduil struggles with the wording of a letter to Elrond after Celebrían sails to Valinor.
The Haunting of Bag End by WendWriter A flurry of anonymous letters prompts Bilbo to discover who sent them – and put a stop to it.
Yew, Chapter 11 by Pearl Took Yew and the Tooks are at Bag End the day of The Party and Frodo is in for a couple of surprises.

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!
LOTR Challenges 4 by judy

The March Challenge: Mad as a March Hare

The March Challenge will have the theme "Mad as a March Hare". Stories should include a character who seems "mad" or is acting strangely or out-of-character-- for a reason! Your element will be a type of weather, which you will include in the story.

The March challenge stories will be due the weekend of Friday,March 12, and will be revealed on Monday,March 15. Please tag your story "mad as a march hare". Please remember to use the header template on the community profile page, and to put the name of your story and your name in the subject line.

To request your elements, please leave a comment to this post. If you have not participated before, please leave an email address so that I can send you your elements. Or you can email the mods at aelfwina@gmail.com or virginia_lee_redcat@yahoo.com

I hope we'll have lots of participants for our March challenge!