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~ Last Night I Dreamt I Went to Summerland Again ~ by Spiced Wine Mature
At the Monument, after Dagor Dagorath, Vanimöré wakes from a dream. Anything is better than doing nothing and...
The Hounds of Love by Verhalen Explicit
Sören Sigurdsson and "Mark Lowry" are continuing what they started in Sausalito over the summer. But they have some challenges...
At the sign of the drunken goose by Chiara Cadrich General Audiences
Horror and humor tales from the Inn. New : a tale from Harondor
~ Fragments of Fate And Fire ~ by Spiced Wine Mature
This will be a collection of fics, commissioned art, and gapfillers to flesh out events within my Dark Prince/Magnificat...
The Ways of Paradox by Narya Mature
How do you pass the time when you know you're facing eternity? Maglor agrees to appear in a student production of The...
Where the Shadows Lie by ziggy General Audiences
Chapter 60: A Rounding Up. ‘Seems they are looking forward to having you back,’ Gimli smiled, his earth brown...
A Song of Staying by Himring Teen
In the far future, in a galaxy far, far away, a few lines from the Silmarillion still serve as inspiration.

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Naledi
11/15/19 02:19 pm
Thanks, Spiced! Happy Friday to you all!
Spiced Wine
11/15/19 02:10 pm
Happy Friday, everyone!
Fadesintothewest
11/11/19 02:28 am
Thanks so much Spiced!
Spiced Wine
11/08/19 03:53 pm
Have a great Friday, everyone :)
Spiced Wine
11/07/19 09:46 am
I sent an email, Ziggy :)
ziggy
11/07/19 12:10 am
Can I have the Silm Discord link as well please Spiced- intrigued now!
Spiced Wine
11/06/19 01:25 pm
Welcome, Kimaracretak :)
Spiced Wine
11/05/19 10:20 am
I emailed you through ‘contact; here with the Silm Discord link
Spiced Wine
11/05/19 10:17 am
I’m not sure, let me go and ask them!
Fadesintothewest
11/05/19 07:41 am
Good to know Spice. How can we get onto Silm Discord? It would be nice to join. I'm always looking for other Silm related places.
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Summary: A challenge I firstly made for myself, now shared with you all here. You can do just one, several, or all
Categories: Poetry, Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Once again, take your favorite characters and place them in a different setting! It'll be fun, I assure you!
Categories: Fiction Characters: None
Summary: A test challenge to see if this feature works - and what better to use than my favourite pairing? Any and all stories with these two will be highly welcome, of course! :)
Categories: Fiction Characters: Glorfindel, Legolas
Summary: To celebrate the International Day of Slash 2012, we started a challenge where all participants got to choose five songs each, with the lyrics then serving as inspiration for the stories the other participants write. You can find the songs everyone chose here: http://childrenofarda.shivtr.com/forum_threads/1158848
Categories: None Characters: None
Summary:

I challenge you to write a story of these two warriors that are friends first, and have absolutely no clue of their feelings towards each other. In a world that m/m among Elves...it's not normal.


Categories: Fiction Characters: Haldir, Legolas
Summary: Write a love or sex scene in one sentence. It may contain any pairing you wish.
Categories: Poetry, Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Write an essay of any length on why you write LotR fan fiction.
Categories: Non-Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Write an essay of any length on how you learned about this website.
Categories: Non-Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Take your favorite characters and turn it into a fairytale! (Or faerie tale!) Arrange it like a Cinderella, Tangled, or whatever story you like!
Categories: Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Now, everyone, have you ever wondered what happened in the parts of the ages that the books didn't fill? What of the details of everyone and everything? Maybe you could try writing about the times long past, when Middle Earth was still young. Here, write your stories on the past, on what had happened, and what caused Middle Earth to be Middle Earth.
Categories: Non-Fiction, Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Summary: After a meal, fortune cookies (from Harad? Khand? Or maybe somewhere else?) are opened and the following fortunes are read:

1. Others see you as a wise person.

2. Company pays.

3. In the end all things will be known.

4. A good friendship is often more important than a passionate romance.

5. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil.

6. Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.

7. Keep your plans secret for now.

8. Establish harmony and balance in your life.

9. Doors will be opening for you in many areas of your life.

10. Family ties will be reestablished in the near future.

11. A romantic mystery will soon add interest to your life.

12. A smile is nearly always inspired by another smile.

Chose any number (and as many as you wish.) I've included twelve in case anyone wanted to write a Fellowship story, and maybe have Elrond and some of the other attendees at the Council participate too. Do they come true or not, and in what way(s)? You decide. Can be any Age, any pairing (slash or het) or no pairing (gen), any race. Go for it!
Categories: Fiction Characters: None

Summary:

I'd love to see a story based on the thoughts of one of the Valar. Doesn't matter which; could be Varda, Manwe or even the elusive Vana we hear so little about. Even Melkor!

maybe set in a major event; i.e the Fall of Gondolin

or set before any of these event's happened, maybe when the Valar where still in the Timeless Halls getting ready for the beginning of time!


Categories: Fiction, Poetry Characters: Aulë, Estë, Irmo/Lórien, Mandos/Námo, Manwë, Melkor/Morgoth, Nessa, Nienna, Oromë, Tulkas, Ulmo, Vairë, Vána, Varda/Elbereth, Yavanna
Summary: Write an essay of any length on how you chose your pen name.
Categories: Non-Fiction Characters: None
Summary: Replace the twelve dwarves in the Hobbit with pirates and see what happens!

The characters can keep their original names, or have new cool pirate names.

The plot of the story doesn't have to be stuck to rigidly. For example, the mountain could be changed to another pirate ship, or an underwater cavern. Smaug could become a kracken, or a sea serpant. Just have fun!
Categories: Fiction Characters: Bilbo, Gandalf