November 1st, 2013

LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

November 2013 Challenge: Lost and Found

The November Challenge will have the theme "Lost and Found"; write a story about your character loosing something important to them and how they find it (or not). Stories can be a drabble, double drabble or triple drabble; the prompt will be an emotion.

The November challenge stories will be due Thursday November 14th and will be revealed on Saturday, November 16th. Please tag your story "lost and found" and " '13 november". Please remember to use the following header template (also found 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 or

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

LotR Challenges 7 by Dreamflower

October 2013 Challenge: One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The October Challenge stories, with the theme of "One picture is worth a thousand words" have now been posted. The prompts for these stories were images assigned to each author. We had eight entries to this challenge.

October 2013 One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Challenge

The Path Home by Erulisse Maglor has wandered the shores of Middle Earth for millennia. Now a final opportunity exists and time is running out. Will he take his last chance to go to the West?
For the Beauty of the Earth by Linda Hoyland Autumn’s beauties fail to impress Aragorn and his hungry Rangers.
Through Other Eyes, by Rhymer Bilbo was never seen in the Shire again, but with Aragorn’s help, he can still see the Shire.
Word Count: 1000 exactly
Ever Ever On by Dreamflower A hobbit finds himself on another adventure.
Jagged Edges by Ellfine One night during the War of Wrath, King Arafinwë of the Noldor takes his first ride aboard Vingilot.
Beyond the Long River by Kaylee Arafinwiel Young Prince Legolas, training for his father’s army, accepts a dare from another warrior trainee. It does not go as well as Legolas would have hoped.
The Refuge from the Storm - by Larner When young Bergil's horse runs away during a storm, only the King's steed will follow after, and an elderly cottager finds herself hosting two Men unexpectedly.
Above the Clouds - by Himring Berion, a captain of Fingon's guard, survives the defeat of his king in the Nirnaeth Arnoediad and ends up in Gondolin

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! Also, please if you have the time, try to upload your story to Many Paths to Tread within a few days. It will save your mods a little work!