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HA Birthday Challenge

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On April 6th, HA the List turned two years old. As a way of celebrating the occasion and thanking our List Mom Emerita (Una/Altariel) and our current List Dad (Mike/Fëadan) for all their hard work (and witty conversation!), we at Challenges had asked them to provide us with some drabble prompts in honor of the list.

We should've known better, of course, because they delight in siccing nuzgûl on people almost as much as we do when the opportunity is ripe. >:-E

So, here is what they came up with:

Write OR draw something concerning at least two (or more) of any combination of the following:

1) Éowyn or Galadriel (because Mike and Una get to pick their favs)
2) birthdays/anniversaries
3) Henneth Annûn
4) gift-givings (in the broadest possible sense)

There is no limitation on form: short story, long story, poem, drabble, metafic, humor, parody, artwork (hand-drawn, photo-manip, shoot paint-balls at the canvas, whatever you please).

If the birthday spirit moves you to drabble, please post it in our HASA Birthday Cards forum as well as here. If it is some other form or artwork, post it to the folder "HA Birthday Works". From there, we'll figure out the best format for how to group them all together at HASA as well.

Happy birthday everyone, and a special thanks once more to our List Parents.

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Avon - Bitter Gift, A
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Last Updated: 13 Jan 05
Elrond tries to explain Iluvatar's gift to a young Estel.
Beth Winter - Parting gifts
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Last Updated: 31 Dec 11

On the second wedding anniversary of Arwen and Aragorn, Galadriel has a gift for her granddaughter. For the HA Birthday challenge. Chapters fixed 12/31/2011.

Elana - HA Anniversary Drabbles
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Last Updated: 17 Jan 12

Two drabbles written for the HA Anniversary Challenge

flick - Gift, The
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Last Updated: 10 Apr 04
A drabble for the HA Birthday Challenge. Boromir takes up a hobbit custom for his birthday.
Marta - Sam's Gift
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Last Updated: 16 Aug 05
Galadriel gave Sam a box of dirt from her garden. But what gift did Sam give Galadriel?
Marta - Conspiracy Forged, A
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Last Updated: 19 Jun 05
Young Pippin attends Bilbo's 111th birthday. He receives, loses, and regains a rather unique family heirloom.
Ranger1 - My Father, My Gift
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Last Updated: 04 Apr 04
A birthday/begetting day gift and a memory. For the HA birthday challenge
Tenshi Androgynous - Gift of a Tree, The
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Last Updated: 17 Jan 12

On the occasion of the anniversary of Celeborn and Galadriel, Gil-galad gives a gift for the ages. A drabble in verse with a link to an illustration.


The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Tenshi Androgynous
Entry Date: 28 Apr 04

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Challenge Info

Open Date: April 08, 2004

Closed: April 30, 2004

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Entries: 10

Originator: HASA Challenges

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