Bilbo picked up a very interesting trinket on his journey with the Dwarves…and it's not what you think.A series of thirteen 500 word vignettes; twelve parts and an epilogue.(Written for the May 2013 LOTR GFIC Community AU challenge, "All things are possible.)
Categories: Challenge Stories, The History of The Hobbit, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), Dwarf: Balin, Elf: Glorfindel, Gondorian: Boromir son of Denethor, Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo, Hobbit: Baggins: Frodo, Hobbit: Brandybuck: Merry (Master), Hobbit: Sackville-Baggins: Lobelia, Northern Dúnedain: Aragorn/Strider, Other: Gandalf/Mithrandir/Ólorin, Other: Nazgûl/Black Riders/Ringwraiths, Other: Radagast the Brown/Aiwendil, Other: Saruman/Cúrunir/Sharkey, Other: Sauron/Annatar/the Dark Lord, Other: Witch King of Angmar
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Universe, Fixed-length Ficlet (other than drabble)
Times: 3-Third Age: late, 3-Third Age: the War of the Ring , 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 3. violence
Series: 69. 2013 May Challenge: "The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May."
Chapters: 15    |    Word count: 8136    |    Read Count: 6400
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 06/13/13    |    Published: 05/30/13
Bard the bowman slew Smaug, didn't he? Who would believe it could happen any other way? (Inspired by a passage from The History of The Hobbit and written for the LOTR GFIC Community's "Believe It or Not" challenge.
Categories: Challenge Stories, The History of The Hobbit, The Hobbit
Characters: Hobbit: Baggins: Bilbo
Genres: Drama, Thriller/Suspense
Times: 3-Third Age: late
Warnings: 3. violence
Series: 32. 2010 October Challenge: Believe It or Not!
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 1174    |    Read Count: 811
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 10/27/10    |    Published: 10/27/10
As she sits in the darkness of her cell in the Lockholes, Lobelia finds herself considering in her mind the differences between her son Lotho and his cousin Frodo Baggins, and not liking what she finds.
Categories: The History of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings
Characters: As a Group: The Travellers (Frodo, Sam, Merry, Pippin), As a Group: Hobbits
Genres: Angst, Character study, Drama, Family, Gapfiller, General, Hurt/Comfort, Short story, Tragedy
Places: The Shire
Times: 3-Third Age: Post-War of the Ring
Warnings: 2. mild violence, 8. character death
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 5335    |    Read Count: 1315
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 09/12/10    |    Published: 09/12/10
An examination of two diametrically different approaches to the text, and how each can contribute to writing fanfiction.
Categories: Challenge Stories, The History of The Hobbit, The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Essay--Writing
Genres: Essay (non-fiction)
Series: 25. 2010 April Challenge: Non-fiction
Chapters: 1    |    Word count: 3413    |    Read Count: 1968
Completed: Yes    |    Updated: 05/17/10    |    Published: 05/17/10