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2010 Birthday Cards

Challenge Details

A collection of the drabbles and ficlets written for people with birthdays in 2010. Every month HASA members may request birthday card drabbles (a story of exactly 100 words) on a topic of their choosing. See how much can be said in only a hundred words. This is an ongoing project, so if you would like to request a drabble or write a drabble for others, please feel free to join HASA and get in on the fun. Requests are made in the 2010 HASA Birthdays Forum.

  • If you are writing a story for someone, be sure to say who the birthday recipient is in the summary of the story.
  • If you have received stories, such as drabbles in the birthday forum thread, create a story of your own, make each present into a chapter in your story (copy/paste), and then link the collection of stories to the challenge.

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Anglachel - Ang's 2010 Birthday Stories
General Audience
Last Updated: 15 Aug 10

My birthday is August 4th.

What kind of story would I like? In a word: politics.

Any age, any participants, any point of conflict or avoidance thereof. Dramatic. Humorous, Philosophical. Sexual politics. Local politics. Grand conflicts. Small negotiations. Within clans. Between species. Earnest diplomacy. Darkest duplicity. This is all good. Just remember - I use "Machiavellian" as a compliment.

Extra points for using an OC from one of my stories.

Aruthir - Aruthir's 2010 Birthday Presents
General Audience
Last Updated: 26 Feb 10

I should like something to do with snow... and Nazgûl.

Cuinwen - Patience Unexpected
General Audience
Last Updated: 23 Mar 10

This was written for Elena Tiriel's birthday challenge (Geeks being Geeks), though I am having CATFITS trying to figure out how to post it.  This is Geeks being Geeks from a non-Geeks' POV. 

Elena Tiriel - Elena Tiriel's 2010 Birthday Gifts!
General Audience
Last Updated: 04 Apr 10

My request is a drabble about Geeks being Geeks — whether you call them sages, scribes, lore-masters, healers, herb-masters, masters of tongues, jewel-smiths, Valar, or just The Wise.

Anything about what they (alone) see as important, or how they see others, or how others see them....

If this doesn't excite your muse, any and all things Tolkienish would be much appreciated!

Thank you!

Imhiriel - Imhiriel's 2010 Birthday Presents
General Audience
Last Updated: 24 Nov 14

I'd like to see scenes about diplomacy. Between allies or enemies, showing success or failure, and any time or place.

Jay of Lasgalen - Jay's 2010 Birthday Stories
General Audience
Last Updated: 03 Mar 10

I'd love anything about Elladan and Elrohir as adult, deadly warriors; or anything slashy with Elrohir/Legolas. 

ladyofarnor - A quiet peace
General Audience
Last Updated: 06 Apr 10

For my friend, a complete LOTR freak.

Nath - Nath's 2010 Birthday Presents
General Audience
Last Updated: 05 Dec 14

My 2010 birthday stories, with the following request: either something around the number 42/the meaning of life, or 'unexpected fluff' (i.e. things/beings that are not generally considered cute, so yes to baby spiders, no to baby twin half-Elves... )

Raksha - The Battle of the Kitchens
General Audience
Last Updated: 09 Jan 10

Peace does not always extend below stairs, as the Prince of Ithilien learns one night in the early Fourth Age.

Placeholders

The following authors have entered a placeholder in the Challenge.

Jay of Lasgalen
Entry Date: 21 Jan 10
ladyofarnor
Entry Date: 05 Apr 10
Raksha
Entry Date: 31 Jan 10
Raksha
Entry Date: 31 Jan 10

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Challenge Info

Open Date: July 27, 2010

Closed: December 31, 2010

Challenge Topic: Birthday

Entries: 13

Originator: HASA Challenges

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