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Release Date: 10 Feb 08
Category: Resources

Announcements for February 10-17. This announcement contains recently-updated resources items, plus info on birthday drabbles, a link to the challenges bulletin, and a site funding update.


BIRTHDAY DRABBLES



No members have yet requested a birthday drabble for February. If you have a February birthday, please request it here.

The following drabbles have been written in the last two weeks:

--- "A Final Toast" by Ignoble Bard for Jay of Lasgalen

Read this drabble here.




HASA FUNDING UPDATE



No website is truly free. HASA does not display ads or charge for memberships, but there are still costs associated with running the website. The website depends on member donations to pay its monthly hosting fee of $150.00.

Currently available funding: $389.67
To provide funding through: April 2008


If anyone would like to make a donation, you may do so here.




FEBRUARY 2008 CHALLENGES BULLETIN



I wasn't able to post the monthly challenges bulletin last week, but it is up at the website. You can view it here.

(you'll need to be logged in to see it.)




This week's focus:

RESOURCES



The HASA Research Library is a very useful resource for writers as well as for online discussions on book canon. You can find entries on characters, settings, events, and items, containing cited quotes about the item you are trying to find more information on. This portion of the site is available to both members and non-members here.

Would you like to get involved with Resources? If you like researching and want to help develop this section of HASA you can contact the Resources & Research Library through the contact form here.

What's new in Resources:

Timeline Events:
Elessar and Arwen visit the Hobbits at Brandywine Bridge
Elessar and Arwen dwell in Arnor awhile

Character Biographies
Morwen of Lossarnach
Gleowine

Places
Barrowfield
Rath Dinen

Things
Marshals of the Mark
Grey Company

Good luck researching your story! If you enjoy this section of the site please feel free to thank the researchers, listed at the bottom of every entry.

And always remember, grasshopper: the path of wisdom leads through proper citations. *grins*

Marta

PS- Do you have something in particular you would like included in next week's announcement? If so, please email me.

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