| Login | Lost Password | Help | Rules | | |

Most Recent

In at the Eye by Narya General Audiences
Fingolfin visits a recuperating Lalwen. A very short one shot, written as a treat for Bunn for Innumerable Stars 2018.
Time Waits for No Man by Linda Hoyland General Audiences
Arwen visits an aged Faramir.
~ Magnificat of the Damned. Book IV: Anvil ~ by Spiced Wine Mature
From Angmar to the Dagor Dagorath. The final story in the Magnificat of the Damned series. The Doom and destiny of the...
Where the Shadows Lie by ziggy General Audiences
The One Ring has been destroyed and Sauron banished to the Dark with Morgoth. But not all the Rings were destroyed with the...
Drabbles for Tolkien Weekly by Ysilme Teen
Drabbles for tolkien weekly, a prompt-based drabble community on livejournal.
I'll be Yours if You'll be Mine by NelyafinweFeanorion Teen
Modern setting AU. Maedhros/Fingon. Maedhros owns a bookstore. Fingon is in grad school. Expect appearances from varied members...
Wrath and Ruin by KimicThranduilion Teen
The battle with the Great Serpents of the North brought nothing but wrath and ruin for the wood elves. The aftermath is bitter...

Site Info

Members: 475
Series: 85
Stories: 1681
Chapters: 8580
Word count: 26132086
Authors: 137
Reviews: 16093
Reviewers: 219
Newest Member: ainisarie
Beta-reader: 29
Recommendations: 53
Recommenders: 13
Challenges: 14
Challengers: 9

Who's Online

Guests: 21


10/16/18 09:48 pm
Ysilme, that does sound wonderful, I am so jealous. There's something magical about a really good concert.
10/16/18 09:48 pm
Hi, Fadesintothewest! *waves* good to see you, hope work isn't too painful.
Spiced Wine
10/15/18 02:32 pm
That sounds amazing, Ysilme :)
10/15/18 12:19 pm
who of my music-loving OCs might be interested in playing the nyckelharpa/keyed fiddle... *ggg* )
10/15/18 12:18 pm
I've been to the most wonderful concert yesterday, Swedish Folk string trio Väsen. The music was so beautiful, and it felt so much like Middle-earth, too. (now I need to figure out
10/15/18 12:17 pm
Nice to see you popping in here, fadesintothewest! *waves* *waves generally around, too* Hope everybody else is doing well enough.
Spiced Wine
10/15/18 10:53 am
Hope you do, too, Fadesintothewest :) Good to see you!
10/15/18 09:27 am
Just wanted to say hello. I know things are slowed down right now. I wish I could be more present but work. Looking forward to participating more soon!!!
Spiced Wine
10/14/18 12:23 pm
Sign of a good fic, if you ask me :)
10/13/18 11:23 pm
:D this fic keeps mutating. So far it's sprouted four OCs and an unexpected plot twist which impacts stories that come chronologically later in the series...it's a nightmare but I love it!
Shout Archive

Name: Encairion (Signed) · Date: November 16, 2014 5:35 · For: Chapter 1

This is so good! The characterization was suburb and so complex; I could really see Curufin and Finrod popping off the page. And their chemistry was incredible, as hot as it was heartbreaking.

The dialogue was really well done too. You have such a talent for it!

I keep coming back to how much I loved this portrayal of Curufin. It’s a bit different from the traditional in that he’s less manipulative and actually wants out of the Oath. I like it. And I just love this story!

Author's Response: Wow! Thank you so much! I wrote this story originally as part of the Slashy Swap challenge, and I don't think I've ever had a Silmarillion story that was received so well (now if only I knew how to duplicate it. Heh.) It's funny, some writers have their characters fully laid out before they even type a single word on the blank page; some others start with only a sketch; others just write and see what happens. I'm somewhere in the middle, but I have noticed that I tend to 'hear' the characters before I see them. Lines of potential dialogue will come way before the actual character emerges on the page. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! I love trying to find the non-traditional angle to things. It's more fun! I really appreciate you taking the time to review too.

Name: IgnobleBard (Signed) · Date: March 01, 2013 1:02 · For: Chapter 1
I saw this come up in the random story box and I just had to drop in to mention once again how much I enjoyed this. The descriptions are so very well done, I could really see the scenes in my mind. The pairing of Finrod and Curufin is unusual but you made it work and their connection through their respective oaths is as powerful as it is poignant.

Author's Response: Thank you so much, Bard! I'm so glad you stopped by again to read--and review. It's always much appreciated! This story remains one of my favorite projects--it was a real challenge, and I really fell in love with Finrod and Curufin, despite myself and those pesky oaths. :) Hope life is treating you well. Marchwriter

Name: Spiced Wine (Signed) · Date: February 15, 2012 14:51 · For: Chapter 1
And also as a Finw

Name: Spiced Wine (Signed) · Date: February 15, 2012 10:15 · For: Chapter 1
This is beautifully written, Marchwriter. I am sure the recipient was thrilled. Well, I know she was! Lovely writing, intense and passionate.

Author's Response: Thank you! I think Oshun was pleased. It was challenging and great fun to write. All kudos the My Slashy Valentine fic moderators for putting the exchange together. I wouldn't have written it otherwise.

Name: Elvewen (Signed) · Date: February 15, 2012 9:43 · For: Chapter 1
Utterly amazing work! I have read Celegorm/Finrod before this but Curufin/Finrod is a first. The way you portrayed the oaths that held both of them was brilliant. Curufin's ability to perceive Finrod's thoughts on the future of Nargothrond and the story of Finrod and Amarie - simply beautiful. Excellent work:)

Author's Response: Thank you so very much! I have never written either of them before this, and Oshun's prompt was really wonderful, challenging and fun. Finweians are always fun and as easy to herd as a pack of cats. But they went for me in the end. Glad you enjoyed it!

You must login () to review.